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.
Songs created especially to encourage rhythmic movement and instrument use. Routines and rhythmic patterns are suggested that prepare children for the ultimate goal of creating their own rhythms and movements.
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.
Useful, entertaining fingerplays and footplays, some old and some new, with new music and an updated treatment. Valuable for fine motor coordination, memory training, oral language development, and transmission of literary heritage. Excellent for preschool and ESL.
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.
These artful songs teach empathy toward animal life and nature and help to develop positive attitudes and feelings. This collection captures in song and story healthy attitudes toward animal life and nature.
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.
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.