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.
A wide variety of international dances selected for their unique national color in movement and music. All dances are practical for use in school and recreation. Recorded in appropriate national styles, each song uses authentic instruments of the various countries. The dances are interesting and varied, while technically easy to perform and interpret. They can be taught quickly and understood by students easily.
This album takes many of the concepts (colors, numbers and the alphabet) introduced in Volumes 1 & 2 and moves onto more challenging levels. Learning is once again made enjoyable through imaginative movement activities.
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.
This sparkling collection of action songs, games, chants, dances, and a story drama provides opportunities for personal, individual responses within group movement activities. Children have fun while they learn body control, perform basic locomotor activities, and explore movement.
Basic addition and subtraction facts are presented in a cheerful and lyrical style. Students will enjoy singing the songs and learning the basics. Musical response quizzes add to the participation and interactivity. Sums to 18. For Grade 1.