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Preschool Music Book II, Winter and Weather Based Activities

Preschool Music Book II, Winter and Weather Based Activities

Supplemental low-tech music book for common nursery rhymes. Assistive in development of language for children with delayed speech development, speech support, music therapy, Early Intervention and non-verbal children seeking ways to participate in preschool classroom music time. Inside you'll find appropriate age adjustments for each activity. Suggestions on what parents can do at home are also provided. Please note that recordings are not included, the book is for teacher use only, with permission to print out for parents of your own classroom students. All recordings can be found in multiple places, including online, for free. Because folk music is often altered from person to person, slight variations may be found between this book and a recording. This book can be used once per day, or weekly as needed. These activities are great for transitioning between other activities! Suggested use of each chant and song is learning one per week so children become familiar with steady beat, whole body movement and musical awareness. If following the suggested planning, this book will provide 42 lessons. This product includes the following nursery songs: 1. Hello Everybody 2. The More We Get Together 3. Weather Watcher/Freres Jacques 4. Frosty Weather 5. The Polar Bear 6. Debussy's The Snow is Dancing - listening activity 7. There's a Cobbler Down the Street 8. Pitty Patty Polt 7. Round and Round the Garden 8. Baby Bumblebee 9. Aeolian Lullaby 10. The Penguin 11. High/Low - Snowflakes Falling Down 12. Roll the Ball Around the Room 13. The Three Little Pigs - activity 14. Stone Soup - activity 15. Stone Soup - song 16. Goldilocks and the Three Bears 17. The Wolf 18. Have You Ever Seen a Lassie? 19. Chopin's Winter Wind - listening activity 20. Rock-a-bye Baby 21. Winter Storyscape 22. Sviridov's The Snowstorm - listening activity 23. Soft Voices/Loud Voices 24. Baby Bear Sits on the Chair 25. Snowmen's Nose Fingerplay 26. Bye-Lo, Baby Oh 27. Peas Porridge Hot 28. One Potato, Two Potato 29. Higglety Pigglety Pop 30. Batti Le Manine 31. Que Linda Manita 32. Diddlety Diddlety Dumpty 33. Dickery Dickery Dare 34. Raining Again Today 35. Pitter Patter 36. The Mermaid's Song/Three Time Around This product requires moderate assembly after purchase including binding or laminating if desired. I recommend use of heavy card stock paper to lengthen life of materials. All designs and finished products are property of Kristen L. Galardi
GracieRae
A Treasure Chest Treasure Chest

A Treasure Chest Treasure Chest

Linked to my Pirates Galore! resources, but by no means reliant on them, is a set of lesson plans based on the central idea of Treasure Chest. There's scope for writing, maths, science, art and music - it is all here! The lesson plans are designed to be picked up and used straightaway in the classroom, with little preparation beforehand, so are ideal for those last minute lessons or for busy times of year. They are creative and fun, and will really engage children in learning. These lessons have been taught before, so are tried and tested in the classroom - and WORK! Workable with the National Curriculum and the EYFS, they have a good balance of teacher led and child led activities, play based and formal activities. Worksheets are included where applicable, but paper or workbooks can be used as alternatives, to fit in with individual school policies.
dcukface
Y2 Science: Everyday Materials Bundle

Y2 Science: Everyday Materials Bundle

A collection of resources suitable for year 2 science topics about everyday materials. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
KS2 Comparing People and Places Bundle

KS2 Comparing People and Places Bundle

A collection of KS2 resources on the topic of comparing people and places. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Nativity Crackers (A Christmas Musical Nativity Play for KS1)

Nativity Crackers (A Christmas Musical Nativity Play for KS1)

A delightful Nativity Play with a modern day twist. An enlightened Parish Priest determined to make parishioners focus on the real meaning of Christmas hands each family a box of Christmas Crackers as they leave Midnight Mass. These are the 'Nativity Crackers' and each riddle and gift reveals something about the Christmas Story. As the crackers are pulled and the message dawns on the family, they freeze frame and we are transported back in time to the events of the first Christmas Story. The children, staff and parents of two Hertfordshire schools loved this play. The songs in a variety of styles offer much scope for actions, dance and solos and the script can be adapted to suit your needs.
sallykee
Song and Rhyme at Christmas Time (A Simple Christmas Nativity)

Song and Rhyme at Christmas Time (A Simple Christmas Nativity)

A simple re-telling of the traditional nativity with narration in rhyme, acting and singing. The songs are simple with opportunities for dancing and soloists but the addition of actions in the choruses of the songs means that all children feel involved and have a happy and pro-active nativity experience whilst learning about the true meaning of Christmas.
sallykee
Star Reporters (A Christmas Nativity for EYFS AND KS1)

Star Reporters (A Christmas Nativity for EYFS AND KS1)

'Star Reporters' is a retelling of the Christmas Story with a modern twist. The action takes place up high in the galaxy where twinkling stars are assigned to 'spy' on earthly events below with their twinkling eyes, record this on their 'Star Pads' then report their findings back to their superiors Lady Astrid and Lord Cosmos supporting their stories with video footage. Narrators make sure that the nativity story is clear which is then acted out in song and dance. The children from Sacred Heart School in Ware and St. Joseph's in Hertford loved the songs from the hint of a 'Tango' in the 'Silly Census' song to the swing feel of the 'Singing Swinging Star' and parents loved the performances. However I realised that I had made the script too 'wordy' for F.S. so I have now written a simpler script for younger children and am marketing the original script as a K.S.1 script. I hope this helps you to put on a stress free Christmas Production.
sallykee
Awesome Angels Versus Shimmering Stars (A Christmas Nativity Play for KS1)

Awesome Angels Versus Shimmering Stars (A Christmas Nativity Play for KS1)

In this refreshingly different retelling of the age old tale, the story of the Nativity unfolds during a court case to decide whether the 'Awesome Angels' or the 'Shimmering Stars' played the most important part in the story of the first Christmas. The humorous script and ten catchy songs in a variety of musical idioms will engage KS1 children from start to finish without diminishing the importance of this great event. No child will feel left out as there are 60 parts in total with plenty of opportunities for solo or group singing, dancing, actions and basically a whole lot of fun in this unique Christmas Play for Infants. Hope you have as much fun with this as we did!
sallykee
The Nativity Train on Track For Christmas (A Nativity Play for EYFS and KS1)

The Nativity Train on Track For Christmas (A Nativity Play for EYFS and KS1)

Everything you need: script, cast lists, sheet music, backing tracks and full audios, to put on a refreshingly different Christmas Nativity Play. Nativity Train on Track for Christmas is an original take on the Nativity story for EYFS and KS1 where we join the children on a train journey from one Nativity Station to the other. We visit Nazareth, The Roman Barracks, Feather Stone Farm (where the Donkey is having a little holiday from the busy town), Busy Bethlehem, Super Star Mountain, The Special Stable and Shepherd Mountain. The script is very simple with nine Station Masters setting the different scenes and there are all the usual suspects you would find in a traditional Nativity Story. The songs are catchy, easy to learn and humorous where appropriate including opportunities for solo singing but there are plenty of choruses for the whole cast to join in with and perform actions to as well. The parents and staff at St Joseph's School in Hertford and Sacred Heart in Ware thoroughly enjoyed this show and I hope you will too.
sallykee
KS3 Dance Literacy and Oracy Mat.

KS3 Dance Literacy and Oracy Mat.

1 A3 mat to help pupils when describing action, space, dynamics and relationships in own/peers work. 2. A3 mat to help students feedback on peers performances. This includes sentence starters and dance specific terminology linking to - choreography, performance and rehearsal.
kglasgow