Rhythm and Movement
A Hip Hop, a Skip and a Jump
Movement and music provide an excellent instructional format for teaching a broad range of musical and developmental skills. This energetic collection of ten engaging songs will help teach the emerging musician and provide growth to all students in a wide range of areas across the entire curriculum. Active listening, auditory memory and discrimination, gross motor skills, and body awareness are all a part of the participatory songs, designed with melodies and lyrics that give your students directives while they listen. Rhythmic vocal speech adds a terrific learning experience, and the comfortable vocal range allows for singing in performance. Piano/vocal arrangements are included, along with digital access to performance/accompaniment audio recordings and PDFs of singer parts. Plant and nurture the seeds of learning with these imaginative original songs: Do the Funky Thing; Hip Hop Hippity Hop; Ice Skating; Imagine That!; Jumping Beans; Can't Sit Still; Do What I Do; Soar High; Skippity Dee Skippity Doo and Settle Down Song.
Here is a collection to make Halloween a happy happening at your school for many years to come! Infectious tunes, imaginative lyrics and ideas for creative movement have all been woven into 7 fun filled songs. As a result of their special appeal to children ranging from Pre K- Fifth grade, these songs can either be enjoyed in the classroom, or serve as the basis for an all school wide celebration by assigning the songs either by grade level or classroom. All 7 songs are available as performance/accompaniment track mp3's exclusively here:
Rhythm, Rhyme and Move in Time
This is a collection of lively musical games and classroom activities for music or general classrooms. Objectives and instructions are clearly stated with suggested movements and games written within the lyrics of the songs. Each game is a mini-lesson that can be extended to a full instructional period. The budget-stretching classroom kit contains a reproducible unison collection as well as an Enhanced StudioTrax CD that includes accompaniment and performance tracks, poster, program, clip art, and composers' info. Songs include: Alphabet Soup; The Beanbag Rock; The Chicken Song; The Mirror Game and more!
Strike Up the Rhythm Band
A best-selling collection where each musical activity involved the use of basic rhythm instruments and includes a multitude of activities to teach basic rhythmic skills and concepts.
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The Rhythm Band Strikes Again
A follow up collection to the highly successful “Strike Up the Rhythm Band,” The Rhythm Band Strikes AGAIN! is a clappin', slappin', stompin', and tappin' collection of songs and activities using basic rhythm band instruments and body percussion. This collection has been designed to teach basic rhythm and dynamic patterns, encourage creative rhythmic expression, improve students' listening skills, all while providing a fun platform to energize positive group dynamics.
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