Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day

Alexander had a bad day. He had a very bad day. In fact it was terrible. Horrible!

Young children will be able to relate to all the typical mishaps and daily troubles. It provides a good chance to explore emotions and daily routines vocabulary.

This story is more suitable for children aged 5 and up.

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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Find Story videos, Emotions songs and Daily routines songs on this page.

Alexander and the terrible horrible no good very bad day book cover - link to story resources page

 

Alexander story videos

 

Emotions songs

This story connects very well to the topic of emotions. Listen and sing along to these songs and learn emotion and feelings language.

Choose your favourites from the gallery and sing and dance together.  You can also let the songs play continuously in the background if you use the playlist. Alternatively, go to our playlist on our Youtube channel.

Emotion songs gallery

 

Emotion songs playlist

 

Daily routines songs

Alexander and his bad day will make the children want to talk about their typical days. It would be a nice opportunity to focus on daily routine language. The children can talk about their normal days and then talk about very good days and of course – very bad ones!

Choose your favourites from the gallery and sing and dance together.  You can also let the songs play continuously in the background if you use the playlist. Alternatively, go to our playlist on our Youtube channel.

Routine songs gallery

 

Routine songs playlist