Educator and writer Laurence Conway's Sing and Learn is an educational songbook for children ages 5 to 11 years. Laurence's unique and exciting approach takes the boredom out of learning and introduces an alternative approach to effective education. Contained in this invaluable book are subjects that are common in an educational curriculum-literacy, mathematics, geography, history, art, music and gymnastics-all inspiringly presented and all set to a musical theme. Conway also introduces matters of social and environmental importance through his songwriting. Topics such as the environment, safety, tolerance and the magic of the four seasons are just a few that children will learn about through his lyrical narration. The overall focus is on positive, social interaction and developing better skills, knowledge and understanding within their school subjects. Parents and teachers alike will welcome this treasure of a book.It not only provides a useful and user-friendly tool for teaching-with its sheet music-style pages, projection allowed lyrics and free mp3 downloads of all the songs (each in vocals-included and backing-only versions)-it also sparks creativity and learning for both the musically and non-musically inclined students. Downloadable music files are available on the the book's webpage: http: //www.eloquentbooks.com/SingAndLearn.html About the Author: Laurence Conway is a writer, songwriter and has been an educator for several years. Mr. Conway uses his songs on a daily basis for his classes, and has been doing so since the early 1990s. He has written several songs and is currently writing his second music-themed book geared toward positive thinking for children. He lives in the U.K
Japanese Festivals, known as Matsuri, are integral part of Japanese culture. Learn celebrations and seasons through 22 traditional and contemporary melodies and songs. Each song is written in Kana (Hiragana and Katakana), the romanization of Japanese, and the English translation. Includes pronunciation guide, English-Japanese glossary, and instructional and cultural notes. For all ages. Paperback book. 8.5"x 11". 32 pp. Songs include: 1. Haru ga Kita (Spring Has Come) 2. Ureshii Hinamatsuri (Happy Doll Festival) 3. Koinobori (Flying Carp) 4. Hanabi (Fireworks) 5. Kiku no Hana (Chrysanthemums) 6. Tako no Uta (Kite Song) 7. Jankenpon (Rock, Paper, Scissors) 8. Oshoogatsu (New Year's Day) 9. Usagi (Rabbit) 10. Oyako Donbori (Chicken and Egg in a Bowl) 11. Hitori, Futari (One Person, Two People) 12. Shabondama (Soap Bubbles) 13. Kata Tataki (Shoulder Patting) 14. Muramatsuri (Village Festival) 15. Onaka no Heru Uta (I'm Hungry Song) 16. Seikurabe (Who's Taller?) 17. Asa wa Doko Kara (Where does the Morning Come from?) 18. Momiji (Maple Leaf) 19. Furusato(Home) 20. Makkana Ohana no Tonakaisan (Red-Nosed Reindeer) 21. Shiawasenara Te o Tatakoo (If You're Happy, ...) 22. Sakura (Cherry Blossoms)
One of the oldest and best ways to teach kids languages, updated for the 21st century Grownups have been using simple songs to teach young children the rudiments of languages since long before people danced sur le pont d'Avignon. Now the Let's Sing and Learn series, CD Editions brings that tried-and-true method up-to-date for today's modern kid. Each book/CD set contains collection of 20 original songs that combine catchy melodies with simple, cleverly-disguised lessoning vocabulary and expression. Written by accomplished songwriter-linguists, the songs cover a variety of subjects, including greetings, colors, counting, the alphabet, the days of the month, relationships, and more. And most importantly, the songs are easy to learn and fun to sing, making them the perfect medium for introducing children, ages three to six, to the words, accents, and rhythms of other languages. Each book/CD set includes: 20 original tunes covering an array of everyday subjects A CD recording of the songs that provides a model of proper pronunciation and rhythm Simple musical scores that parents and teachers can use to accompany young learners English translations for each song and suggested actions
Elementary classroom music teachers will find an abundance of fun, practical, informative and useful songs in Elizabeth Gilpatrick's new book Sing with Me! Learn with Me! This reproducible collection contains 41 rounds, canons, partner songs and short songs, many with chord symbols, recorder and Orff accompaniment. The imaginative songs focus on academic areas such as health, science, history, geography, friendship and music. Suggestions for performance and activities are included for each selection. Develop your young singers' voices, musical skills and imagination with this creative and educational songbook. -Recommended for grade K-5. -Reproducible Student Song Sheets included. -Optional Orff instrumentation included for over half the songs.
Learning the times tables is made fun and easy. Help your child learn number patterns and order, multiplication and division processes and number-word recognition. The sing-along CD helps to teach, reinforce and practise the times tables. Each times table has revision activities for extra practice and to build learning. Compiled by primary teachers, Sing and Learn Your Times Tables makes tables fun. Includes gold rewards stickers, wall poster, marker pen and audio CD.