All ages. This series will calm children into gentle sleep using traditional lullabies and sweet tunes. A relaxing and peaceful grouping of varied vocal styles and harmonies will make regular nap times a tranquil time for children as well as adults. Set of 5 CDs.
Children sing silly lyrics to wacky voices while moving to simple instructions, identifying colors, counting off from 1-20, and scaling their ABCs. It's so much fun, they don't even know they're learning. Some songs are sprinkled with Spanish words.
What could possibly be cooler than hipping kids to some of the best pop music ever made? This CD has a batch of the Beatles' sunniest songs performed by a prime adult band and your children's peers and slightly reworked in kid-friendly keys. Young listeners will be thrilled to sing along on the bouncy chorus of "Life Goes On," to count and do the alphabet on "All Together Now," and to distinguish the amusing sounds of a penny whistle, mandolin, and zither.
Karan Casey, lead singer of the Irish group Solas, leads a cast of Celtic performers in this moving musical makeover of a classic Irish legend. Seal Maiden is the tale of Solanna the Younger's transformation from seal into human maiden. (If this story sounds familiar, you may remember it from the film The Secret of Roan Inish.)
This collection of fourteen full-throated songs is drawn straight out of the heart of African-American music for children. Some selections are playground staples ("Oh Mary Mack," "Little Sally Walker," "The Name Game") while others recombine well-known elements. The voices are richly varied, the backups modulate from jazzy to hymnlike, the rhythms from infectious to gentle: a wholly satisfying album on every level and for every listener. A 1998 Parents' Choice Gold Award.
Andrew Gold's Halloween Howls contains just three covers ("Monster Mash," "Ghostbusters," "The Addams Family") and a selection of nine new originals, all cheery songs about ghosts, goblins, haunted houses, witches, skeletons, and trick or treaters. It gets a little silly at times, but overall, it's a cheery good time, especially for little kids.
Beautiful Baby, Wonderful Child celebrates the miracle bond between mother and child. These themes of attachment, self-regulation, and initiative are critical to the optimal development of the child. Many of the behaviors associated with these themes are captured in the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment, Infant/Toddler version (DECA-I/T). This is an excellent resource for Infant/Toddler programs wanting to assess some of these key developmental concepts.
A harmonious collection of tranquil lullabies and soothing songs from ancient Asian lands. Asian Dreamland offers soothing and musically intriguing songs from Japan, Nepal, China, India and even the Republic of Tatarstan. One can hear unique instruments, such as the shamisen, a three-stringed instrument similar to a banjo that came to Japan from China many centuries ago, the erhu, an ancient Chinese instrument whose origins go back more than a thousand years, and the sarode, an Indian instrument… More »
The contagious, happy songs and catchy lyrics teach children all about healthy practices. Sing these songs with your children or students to teach them about cleanliness, exercise, safety rules, balanced diet and thoughtfulness.
Who knew learning the alphabet could make you want to dance! This set of songs introduces each letter of the alphabet and follows each introduction with an original song about the said letter. Capture the mind of children or students while they develop locomotor and fitness skills.
From animals to astronauts, feelings to snowflakes, children will be moving and learning with the popular classroom themes on this delightful CD. Inspired by the best-selling book, "Wiggle, Giggle & Shake", this CD puts music to author Rae Pica's poems and concepts. Each song interweaves charming movement activities with ideas that inspire children to participate.The songs on this CD can help children follow directions, expand their vocabulary, reinforce classroom concepts, stimulate… More »