Presented in easy progressive steps for complete ease of learning. Ed Durlacher's famous simplified system of teaching makes learning the square dance a real pleasure. Records consist of clear, concise, oral, talk-through, walk-through instructions followed by the entire dance with calls.
This new approach to traditional Chinese Ribbon Dance combines modern, folk, and soul music with the excitement and beauty of flowing streamers. Over ten activities which can be adapted to the needs of students pre-school and up, be modified for special education or enhanced to challenge the gifted. Streamer and Ribbon Activities do not require the use of partners thus allowing individuality to surface.
Happy Music and activities teach the concepts and vocabulary needed for an understanding of basic mathematics. Games and movement activities to help students both understand concepts and memorize basic addition-subtraction facts.
This is an excellent "introduction to learning." It covers awareness of body image and the body's position in space, identification of body places, objects in relation to body planes, body part identification, movements of the body, feelings and moods.
Taking advantage of children's enjoyment of movement activities, these songs increase the vocabulary and basic movement skills of participants. Vocabulary is from five areas: body parts, actions, space, qualities, and relationships.
This collection of all original instrumental music composed by Hap Palmer features the natural sounds of acoustic instruments such as harp, violin, viola, cello, flute, oboe, bassoon, clarinet, acoustic guitar, classical guitar, piano, and French horn. Valuable for rest time, slow stretching, yoga, mirroring, and tension/release of specific muscle groups as well as an introduction to the orchestra. These melodies will appeal to listeners of all ages.
Update your Rhythm Instrument programs and movement activities with Hap's original music and guide. Activities are suggested for each selection. Brighten up old routines and create new ones with this easy-to-use musical assortment.
Through active participation, children learn safety, vocabulary, parts of the body, forms of transportation, objects in the room, and kinds of foods. Songs teach forward-backward, inside-outside, high-low, and over-under-around.
Creative movement, mimetics, and basic skills are brought together with exciting songs that provide actions, images, and challenges which children can work in their own ways (without demonstration). Lyrics explore movement, shapes, sounds and colors.