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Primary Dance and Drama Activity Bank

Primary Dance and Drama Activity Bank

A list of ways to incorporate dance and drama into your curriculum; including a range of games, starters and books which have excellent cross curricular links. Can be adapted throughout the key stages.
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Long Vowels-Singing My Sounds Phonics Series

Long Vowels-Singing My Sounds Phonics Series

12 mp3 recordings of Long Vowel songs, chants & games 46 pages of lesson plans and activities Printable song lyrics for tracking and reading U.S. Common Core Standards addressed in program The phonics program, “Singing my Sounds,” with music and lyrics by award-winning composer, Steven Traugh, and activities by Susan Traugh provides students with a multi-modality phonics curriculum. Steven and Susan’s collaborations have won accolades and awards for their effectiveness and engaging style. Teachers have reported “phenomenal” student participation leading to comprehension of the materials in record time. While an excellent tool for all young learners, this program is especially effective with ESL, ELL, ELD, special needs and at-risk students. Research into the ASD community has also shown that music can have a profound effect on the autistic learner.
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Short Vowels-Singing My Sounds Phonics Series

Short Vowels-Singing My Sounds Phonics Series

30 pages of lesson plans and activities 11 mp3 recordings of Short Vowel songs, chants & games 5 printable patterns for short-vowel puppets 5 emergent readers tied to the songs U.S. Common Core Standards addressed in program The phonics program, “Singing my Sounds,” with music and lyrics by award-winning composer, Steven Traugh, and activities by Susan Traugh provides students with a multi-modality phonics curriculum. Steven and Susan’s collaborations have won accolades and awards for their effectiveness and engaging style. Teachers have reported “phenomenal” student participation leading to comprehension of the materials in record time. While an excellent tool for all young learners, this program is especially effective with ESL, ELL, ELD, special needs and at-risk students. Research into the ASD community has also shown that music can have a profound effect on the autistic learner.
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Healthy Songs to Stay Smart & Strong

Healthy Songs to Stay Smart & Strong

Teachers and parents agree that these 14 engaging songs and games are an essential part of teaching "healthy habits." The magic of music makes the subjects of Hygiene, Diet, Exercise and Sleep engaging, fun and most of all memorable.
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"Smart Songs for New Moms"- Infant Brain Building

"Smart Songs for New Moms"- Infant Brain Building

Songs have always been an important part of nurturing newborns. This collection of "Infant Approved" songs will stimulate learning, build confidence and provide hours of mutually gratifying interaction between you and your child.
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"Wake, Wiggle & Work" - Fun Songs to Start the Day

"Wake, Wiggle & Work" - Fun Songs to Start the Day

Get the day started on the “Right Foot” with this fun collection of 14 movement songs and games while you review colors, shapes, numbers, letters and more. Your students will want to do these engaging songs over and over. Teachers report that there are enough songs in this collection to provide you with movement music for the whole year. ➢ Research has shown that children do better in school when they begin their day with movement activities. ➢ NOTE: Instrumental versions of some songs are provided to allow students to extend the lesson by creating their own movements. ➢ These songs and movement games will help your students “get the wiggles out” and improve concentration, attention span, listening skills and creativity. ➢ These activities help the increasing number of sedentary students coming to school behind in their brain development due to a lack physical activity. ➢ Using “Wake, Wiggle & Work” everyday is great way to motivate your reluctant learners. ➢ Another benefit is that these activities have been shown to improve students’ attitude toward school and raise attendance rates.
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Happy Song - Free Sample

Happy Song - Free Sample

The 'Happy Song' from the Ideas Start Here songbook, part of the Kindescope range of music to support early learning Includes song, instrumental version, sheet music and lyrics
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Ideas Start Here

Ideas Start Here

Ideas Start Here - An action packed songbook based on Expressive Arts and Design. Content: Listening; Exploration of sound and pitch; Awareness of musical dynamics and tempo; Introduction to musical expression; Care and control of percussion instruments; Introduction to other musical instruments; Confidence to join in with song; Confidence to perform to others; Participation as part of an audience; Music making with others; Learning about colours and colour mixing; Model making and fixing methods; Pattern making; Creative thoughts and ideas; Story making and role-play; Response and movement to rhythm; Ability to match movement to music; Body awareness in dance; Expressive dance. 35 songs included - 20 with vocals and 15 instrumental versions. Also contains the sheet music and lyrics for each song. Please note this is a digital download, you will be able to download the file to your computer after payment is completed. The file has been compressed (zipped) to speed up the download process. To unzip it right click on the downloaded file and select extract to here. 1 Let’s make music Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 2 I’m in the band Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 3 Instrument songs Vocal track No instrumental track necessary 4 Sad song Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 5 Happy song Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 6 Up the ladder Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 7 Mr. Mole Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 8 My big balloon Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 9 Coloured crayons Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 10 Mixing paint Vocal track No instrumental track necessary 11 Fix it Vocal track No instrumental track necessary 12 New socks Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 13 Ideas start here Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 14 Dream along with me Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 15 When I grow up Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 16 What am I? Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 17 Teddy bear Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 18 Dance and stop Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 19 Body shapes Vocal track No instrumental track necessary 20 Let your body dance! Vocal track No instrumental track necessary
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Snow White Lesson Pack Set A

Snow White Lesson Pack Set A

Four lesson detailed plans based on the Grimm's Tale of Snow White. This pack is the first of a series of stand alone packs to use the magical story as inspirational for creative and exciting lessons for young children, this time focusing on the Magic Mirror, Drama and English activities. Most suitable for EYFS and Key Stage 1, but easily adaptable and hugely enjoyable for older children too, these lessons contain clear aims and success criteria for each session, ideas and indications for how the lessons can develop and progress. Differentiation is catered for, and specially tailored activities and tasks are included in the plans to help support and stretch all abilities. The Drama lessons ask the children to develop their skills in mirroring and copying each other, in a co-operative and happy environment, with opportunities for role-play and interaction skill development. Role-play also features in the English lessons, as they look at how to ask and answer written and oral questions. Suggested prior knowledge, requirements and resources are all included in the plans, so you can pick them up and use them, knowing exactly what you need to know, what the children to know, what you need and where you can get things from too if necessary. Notes have been added to make everything as simple as possible, so that you can use the lessons easily.
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Animals Play Plan

Animals Play Plan

TRY BEFORE YOU BUY !! Get the complete Animals Play Plan totally free of charge - if you like this why not buy one of our many other titles The animal topic consists of a full range of activities about animals. The activities provide opportunities for learning about animal patterns, camouflage and animal habitats. Week 1 Farm animals Week 2 Animal patterns Week 3 Animals in the wild Week 4 Animal homes Week 5 Animal babies Week 6 Pets The pack contains 46 sheets comprising of activities; areas of learning; language; suggestions for adapting activities for different abilities; list of required resources; organisation; observation and assessment opportunities; information for parents; display ideas and related literature. ALL Play2Plan plans are provided in Portable Document Format (PDF)
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Travel and Transport Play Plan

Travel and Transport Play Plan

A full range of activities aimed at teaching the children all about travel and transport. - Week 1 : On The Road - Week 2 : Using Your Feet - Week 3 : On Or Under Water - Week 4 : In The Air - Week 5 : On Rails - Week 6 : Going On A Journey The pack contains 44 sheets comprising of activities; areas of learning; language; suggestions for adapting activities for different abilities; list of required resources; organisation; observation and assessment opportunities; information for parents and related literature.
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The Dinosaur Dance - KS1 song for your Dinosaur Topic with video, makaton & simple percussion

The Dinosaur Dance - KS1 song for your Dinosaur Topic with video, makaton & simple percussion

This song is easy to learn and teach with the IWB split-screen song video. It features Al Start singing & signing the song (using simple makaton), subtitles, easy percussion parts for tambourine or shaker, wood block and hand drum. The children simply watch and copy their parts. Split your class into 4 groups and away you go! Teaching notes explain further. I have taught this to Reception children up to Year 3 and they all love it! It's catchy and contemporary and has great dinosaur raaaaahhhs in it! Great for class singing or assembly and works well as a performance piece. The lyrics and chords are included as well as the song and backing track so once the song has been learned from the teaching video, you can simply use the audio track or play along on guitar/ukulele or piano. No musical ability needed to teach this song, let us take the stress out of your music lesson! Great for cross-curricular box-ticking - Music & Dinosaur topic!
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