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.
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.
This CD contains action songs and games. The activities are varied, balanced and flexible. They are educationally worthwhile experiences, involving a variety of learning strategies and including both fine and gross motor movements.
A rich assortment of songs about animals and how they move encourages children to explore a wide range of creative movements: from the slow turtle to the quick rabbit; from the light, delicate butterfly to the heavy hippopotamus.
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 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.