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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.