"…The music works beautifully in this arrangement by group member Thomas Schindl, scored for piano, harp, vibraphone, and double bass, along with a part for guest percussionist Sven von Samson. The colorful and unusual instrumentation creates an even broader expressive palette than the piano version, and the evocative percussion atmospherics that surround some of the pieces add about 10 minutes to the total duration of the suite. The playing is delicate and spirited throughout, and the sound quality of the SACD is balanced and detailed." ~allmusicguide
"Old MacDonald," "Wheels on the Bus," "This Old Man," and seven other favorite songs become springboards to lots of fun-filled learning! For each song, you'll find reproducibles and creative activities that help children develop oral language, strengthen phonemic awareness, attend to print, and build early writing skills. Includes pocket chart activities, collaborative books, picture cards, interactive mini-books, and more.
Over 200 pages of printable teacher resources (picture cards, worksheets, games, and more!)
"Christmas songs, please!" Over the years, the most frequent request we have received is for Christmas songs that are simple enough for young learners. Traditional Christmas songs can often be too fast or too difficult for young children. These are Christmas songs everyone can enjoy! Easy-to-teach. Easy-to-learn. …