The Dinosaur Who Lost His Roar & The Dinosaur Rock – Sing Me a Story Songs & Resources 2-Pack (Digital Download)



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About This Resource

Here are two fabulous songs about dinosaurs for 3-8 year olds written and recorded by Susie Davies-Splitter and Phil Splitter.

‘The Dinosaur Who Lost His Roar’ – a rich and exciting story song for all young students (3-8 years) to listen, read, sing, move, play instruments and improvise. Actively participate through actions, singing, body percussion, movement, dance, listening, role play, playing percussion instruments, ukuleles, recorders, drums and Boomwhackers. Find out why Desmond the Dinosaur lost his roar and come along on a musical adventure to help him find it. With simple props and costumes you can create a beautiful mini musical or performance piece

‘The Dinosaur Rock’ – is a follow on from ‘The Dinosaur Who Lost His Roar’ story song written by Susie and Phil. Recorded in an exciting and high energy rock style, move and dance along with Desmond and his dinosaur friends in slow, jumpy and wacky ways.

You can hear the songs on all streaming platforms – search for our names. These teaching resources are also available in our Welcome to Music Membership. with music notation, percussion parts and extensive teacher’s notes, however the digital story books are only available for purchase in this pack.

This 2-Pack of Story Songs and Resources Includes:

  • 2 fully illustrated digital & printable story books for kids up to 10 years
    • The Dinosaur Who Lost His Roar (PDF)
    • The Dinosaur Rock (PDF)
  • A Link to Both Digital Interactive Flipbooks with Audio Narration & Music
    • The Dinosaur Who Lost His Roar (Digital Flipbook)
    • The Dinosaur Rock (Digital Flipbook)
  • Activity Guide (PDF) Containing:
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Lyrics
    • Activities
    • Music notation
    • Ukulele chords
    • Orff percussion arrangements
    • Improvisation
    • Ukulele, Recorder, Drumming and Boomwhacker parts
    • Vocal harmonies
    • Techniques – call and response, ostinato & pentatonic melodies
    • Storytelling and drama
    • Progressive Dance
    • Colouring sheets
    • Links to Curriculum
    • Links to animation Videos
  • “The Dinosaur Who Lost His Roar” Audio Track (Mp3)
  • “The Dinosaur Rock” Audio Track (Mp3)

Note: This product will be available to download immediately (.zip file) after purchase and will not be shipped to you.

Learning Outcomes include:

  • Actions, singing, body percussion, movement and dance, vocalisations
  • Orff percussion arrangements
  • To sing in solfa with hand signs
  • Listening skills
  • Working with a partner
  • To develop beat, rhythm and pitch awareness
  • To learn about dinosaurs
  • Improvisation and creativity
  • Ukulele, Recorder, Drumming and Boomwhacker parts
  • Vocal harmonies
  • Techniques – call and response, ostinato & pentatonic melodies
  • Storytelling and drama

About the ‘Sing Me a Story’ Series

Listen, read, sing, move, play instruments and improvise with our collection of story songs that are accessible for all young children (3-8 years).

Music is a powerful tool for learning. It can be used in teaching literacy (pre-reading, reading, writing and spelling) and other curriculum areas and at the same time help foster creativity, self-esteem and confidence in all children. These stories can be extended by expanding and developing the characters or creating new material, as well as developing mini musicals by including visual arts, textiles and design.

Our ‘Sing Me a Story’ series of rich, original and traditional story songs for children includes:

  • ‘The Dinosaur Who Lost His Roar’
  • ‘Pat the Pirate’
  • ‘Rocket Sam’
  • ‘The Tiny Caterpillar’
  • ‘Funkey Monkey’
  • ‘The Fireman’s Barbeque’

Each beautifully illustrated book comprises song notation and access to the teacher’s notes and audio track.


Sole-User License Information – Please Read

  • All of our digital books, activities & albums are licensed for a sole user which covers one individual teacher wherever they teach. If purchasing for multiple teachers at a school, we ask that you please purchase one copy per individual teacher.
  • Upon purchase, you are granted one (1) sole user license holder to reproduce the music and words from this book in quantities suitable for their individual non-commercial classroom use only.
  • All digital distributions to students must be behind a login or password and not publicly accessible.
  • Your honesty and integrity are appreciated to keep composers like us writing and recording.

By purchasing from this website, you acknowledge that you have read and understand this agreement.


Susie & Phil’s Philosophy

  • We believe that everyone can be a successful musical participant regardless of their background.
  • To present music in a range of styles from folk to rap, world music, pop, rock and jazz.
  • To enable the class teacher to easily reinforce the activities that are fun to implement
  • To use a multi-modal, multi-sensory and whole-body approach to help make the learning stick.
  • To encourage students to sing, move, dance, play instruments, create, explore, improvise compose and perform (It’s so good for their self-esteem, confidence and self-expression).
  • To enrich lives and connect ourselves and others to our hearts and inner beauty and potential to be creative and compassionate human beings.
  • To help students feel good about themselves, develop their self-expression and enhance health and well-being through the joy of music.
  • To build happy and healthy communities through inclusive music for all ages, abilities and cultures
  • To help raise the awareness of the importance of active music-making in schools and communities