We have put together 3 different Vocalisation kits for teachers to get them started in the music classroom. Includes puppets, toys and instruments together with a teacher's manual. In these essential kits, Music Works Magic has included puppets, props and instruments designed to help with two types of vocal development activities. Pitch Exploration Activities invite children to create sliding sounds and encourage them to use their head voices. Echo Songs and Call and Response Songs allow chil...
The beloved folk song, "Down by the Bay," is captured beautifully with these splendid illustrations, certain to brighten any classroom. This 10-color, large-format flashcard set is a perfect way to engage children in music making and is destined to be a classic in any music teacher's repertoire!
Audio CD It's all here: bounces, lullabies, songs for tickling and wiggling…music and rhymes from Feierabend's wonderful early childhood books! Each CD combines the very best for each age group from all five books—more than 60 selections on each recording, complete with a fully illustrated booklet of lyrics and special directions. All songs are performed with only one voice, guitar and string bass, following Feierabend's philosophy that simplicity in musical accompaniment makes i...
The practice of amusing and distracting a baby by bouncing on the knee to songs and chants goes back centuries. This book contains the largest known collection of traditional bounces and over 150 songs and rhymes, such as "Pop Goes the Weasel," "To Market, To Market," and "This Is the Way the Ladies Ride."
Including the text and musical notation of 80 lullabies that have withstood the test of time, this book will inspire joy, and laughter in infants and toddlers. The book features songs in English as well as in Japanese, Russian, Yiddish, Spanish, French, German, and several other languages, with English translations. Favorites such as Brahms' "Lullaby," "Hush, My Baby Don't You Cry," "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," and "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" are just a sampling of the numerous multilingua...
Playing circle games and singing simple songs are the easiest of activities for very young children to take part in. This collection includes 58 songs and rhymes, such as "Hot Cross Buns" and "It's Raining, It's Pouring," as well as well-known circles such as "Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush."
Tapping on the bottom of a baby's foot and gently touching a baby's face, fingers, or legs are natural games that have brought joy to children for generations. Clapping a baby's hands together or inviting a baby to clap onto hands lets a baby and adult communicate through play and without words. This collection includes 71 songs and rhymes, such as "Rub-a-Dub-Dub," "Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes," and "Miss Mary Mack."
Featuring text and musical notation, this collection includes 88 toe-wiggling and tummy-tickling songs and rhymes for adults to share with children, such as "This Little Piggy" and "These Are Baby’s Fingers."
This delightfully illustrated book contains everything you need to lead a music class for infants and toddlers, including:nComprehensive selection of songs and rhymes, wiggles and tickles, bounces, lullabies, and more.nRepertoire based only on folk and traditional songs and rhymes because of their natural melodic expressiveness, natural flow of the language, and texts filled with wonder.nComplete lesson plans for a three-year curriculum.nFull coordination with recordings (available separately...
This Package contains one copy of each of the following:First Steps in Music, Preschool and Beyond Curriculum Book (G-5880)First Steps Boxed Set Description: 5 BooksKeeping the Beat CD (CD493)There's a Hole in the Bucket CD (CD645)Had a Little Rooster CD (CD646)Old Joe Clark CD (CD647)
Includes puppets, toys and instruments with manual. In this essential kit, Dr. Feierabend includes puppets, toys, and instruments designed to help with two types of vocal development activities. Pitch Exploration Activities invite children to create sliding sounds and encourage them to use their head voices. Echo Songs and Call and Response Songs allow children to use their newly found head voices to sing short melodic phrases. A wonderful variety of activity. Ideas are found in this manual.
Includes flashcards. This wonderful and classic cumulative echo song comes to life with this engaging set of color cards from educator John M. Feierabend. This set is a perfect way to engage children in music making and storytelling, and is certain to be a classic in any music teacher's repertoire!
Includes flashcards. These amusing stories help inspire children to make sliding sounds that explore the vocal muscles used to sing in the upper register, or head voice. Just as an athlete warms up certain muscle groups before exercising, singers should warm up€ the head voice muscles with activities such as these before singing. Just as aerobics improve physical conditioning, vocal ability will improve if these stories are used frequently.
Includes flashcards. These amusing stories help inspire children to make sliding sounds that explore the vocal muscles used to sing in the upper register, or head voice. Just as an athlete warms up certain muscle groups before exercising, singers should warm up the head voice muscles with activities such as these before singing. Just as aerobics improve physical conditioning, vocal ability will improve if these stories are used frequently.
This beautiful and significant revision to The Book of Canons is an incredible resource for music teachers—a sumptuously illustrated collection of more than 155 time-tested canons representing the absolute best music for children our culture has to offer.The songs are drawn from all over the world, and many are by some of the great composers throughout history—after all, rounds and canons have been enjoyed since the Elizabethan era. Each canon in this collection is ranked by diffi...
These traditional "echo songs" are built around a leader singing a phrase and a group singing the same phrase back, planting the seeds of musical sensitivity in young children. With the songs in this collection, kids can indulge their imitation tendencies and create joyful, irrepressible music at the same time. These timeless tunes allow kids to learn quickly and start making music and having fun right away.
From those ever-turning wheels on the bus to the little teapot, short and stout, and even those naughty little monkeys still jumping on the bed, these action songs will engage children's attention and imagination. In this collection, movement and music are combined in some of the best-loved songs of childhood. The classic songs and rhymes provide a basis for understanding the musical concepts of form and expression. Kids will have fun singing the music and acting out the accompanying motions.
These activities bring out the strong movement impulses in children, who love to burn off energy by spontaneously dancing around the living room or running from place to place. Children will develop an awareness for their bodies, time, space, weight, locomotion, flow, and shape. Performed quickly or slowly, with music or without, solo or in a group, these activities make for fun, engaging educational experiences for children.
This book is for ages 3 to 7 years. Explore the wonders of the human voice with the fun, magical activities in "The Book of Pitch Exploration"! Whether it's whooshing or shushing, hooting or booing, the human voice is capable of creating all kinds of sounds. This book allows children to discover these sounds through ideas, poems, stories, and songs that invite vocal participation from all involved. Not only are these activities fun, they also make excellent vocal warm-ups!
Here is a great collection of songs and rhymes that invite beat motions from students in the mid to late elementary grades. For generations, neighborhood kids would gather to skip rope, bounce balls, play hand clapping games or choose one another to be the first “it” in a game with a counting-out rhyme.The songs and rhymes in this book and the community made by playing these games are a great foundation for music learning. By sharing these songs and rhymes with students during music class, to...