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14th March 1997 at 00:00
MUSIC Ring-a-ding-ding By Jane Sebba. This is a collection of ideas for music-making using tuned percussion instruments. The pack has a book, audio-cassette, and games for exploring sounds and songs and prompting starting points for making music. Much of the material can be photocopied and you do not need to read music to use it. Pounds 11.99. A C Black.

The Giggly, Grumpy, Scary Book This songbook for key stage 1 with songs composed by Eileen Diamond, Jan Holdstock, David Moses and Jane Sebba, aims to provide teachers with material for cross-curricular projects. The songs give children the opportunity to explore different emotions. In all the books a CD (with Helen Speirs and David Moses) is enclosed providing an accompaniment-only track after each song. Pounds 9.95. Universal Edition (London) Ltd, 38 Eldon Way, Paddock Wood, Kent TN12 6BE.

PE

Find a Space! A Primary Teacher's Guide to Physical Education and Health-Related Exercise

By Stephen Pain, Larry Price, Graham Forest-Jones and Jo Longhurst. Aimed at students and non-specialist teachers, this book outlines a physical education programme and encourages teachers to raise standards of provision. Pounds 12.99. David Fulton.

CROSS-CURRICULAR

Playground Sundials Step-by-step instructions for the construction of an Analemmatic (figure-of-eight) sundial with suggestions on how to use it with top juniors. The project is linked to programmes of study in a variety of subjects. Pounds 10. From R.D. Hole, 58 Whitehall Park Road, Chiswick, London W4 3NB. Telfax: 0181 995 3079.

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