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.
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 new approach to traditional Chinese Ribbon Dance combinesmodern, 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.
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.
Original and traditional songs and music for Valentine's Day, Thanksgiving, Easter, Halloween and Cinco de Mayo. Recording includes a vocals/music version and an instrumental only version for each song.
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.
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.
Rhythm sticks used in synchronized patterns augment any perceptual motor program. It is a rhythm activity designed to aid in right left discrimination, auditory acuity, identification of body parts, and upper body fitness. The album and manual give written and cued directions with music for each stick activity.
For centuries, children have delighted in nursery rhymes. Here are twenty favorites, from high-spirited jigs to gentle ballads. Blending traditional melodies with original musical interludes, this magical performer has given an exciting new sound to old favorites.