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.
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.
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.
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.
Happy singing action activities with directions that are easy to follow and give opportunities for creativity, movement exploration, and sensorimotor activities. Each song has a version of vocals and music and a music-only version adaptable to use of manipulatives.
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.
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.
Original musical activity games (imaginatively using circles and sticks) that focus on the academic skills of counting, auditory discrimination, vocabulary, letter recognition, and self-awareness. Provides a variety of musical and physical experiences.
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.