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THE MUSIC BOX
Elizabeth Lund Zahniser
Everyone will enjoy this collection of 180 child-
centered songs, fi ngerplays, clapping rhymes, and group
games. Nicely nestled in a sturdy box, this assortment
of fun and developmentally appropriate musical
activities—each on it’s own laminated card—also
includes planning suggestions. Age focus: 0–6.
MULTICULTURAL LULLABIES AROUND THE WORLD
This CD features 11 lullabies sung by vocalists using their own
native tongues (Russian, Polish, Japanese, Mandarin, French,
Spanish, Italian, Yiddish, African, and American lullabies with
their English translations). The accompanying lyrics book is
reproducible and includes multicultural activities. Winner of
both a Parents’ Choice Silver Award and a Directors’ Choice
Award. Age focus: 0–5. CD and book.
EASY SONGS FOR SMOOTH TRANSITIONS IN
Nina Araujo & Carol Aghayan
Help children glide through the many transitions they encounter each
day. This book includes a transition planning guide and lyrics to 69 easy
songs that empower children and reduce their stress levels. Softbound,
128 pgs., and CD, 32 min.
MUSIC AND MOVEMENT
When young children hear music,
their natural inclination is to
move their bodies in response to
it. Learn what research says about
the importance of combining
movement with music in your
early learning environment.
Age focus: 3–6. DVD, 28 min.
Activities for Preschoolers
Connie Bergstein Dow
Help children build their
large- and fi ne-motor skills
while supporting emergent skill
development the way children
learn best—with their bodies!
Dance, Turn, Hop, Learn! offers
38 creative, fun lessons built
around common curriculum
themes. The lessons address
physical concepts, social skills,
key kindergarten readiness
subject areas, and cognitive
skills. Softbound, 136 pgs.
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Warm Ups for Muscles and Minds
Promote concentration, social skills,
and math and reading aptitude with
this CD of rhythmically appropriate
music. Each Brain Bop warm up
combines somatic (mind/body)
practices with current brain research
to bring lasting benefi ts to children.
All ages. CD, 70 min.
THE TREE AND THE WIND
Early Classical and Baroque Music for Learning Environments
Enrique C. Feldman
Enhance your learning environment with this collection of early classical and
baroque music. These songs are perfect throughout the day—during meals,
transitions, naps, and playtime. With a mix of slow and fast tracks, you will
fi nd the perfect music to complement children’s needs. CD, 18 tracks.