Singing Fun for Little Ones (Seasonal Activities and Sight-Reading for the Music Class). Composed by Cheryl Lavender. For Choral. Music Express Books. Softcover with CD. 40 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.9971086).
ISBN 1423427505. 8.5x11 inches.
Created and field-tested especially for little ones in K-2, this book/CD features 24 original songs and sight-reading pieces that will delight and challenge your budding musicians! You'll find warm-ups, holiday celebrations, seasonal songs, high/low pitch games, language arts connections with syllables and rhymes, movement and dramatizations, piano finger plays, and even a song to wrap up a successful school year. Of special interest are twelve monthly, developmentally-sequenced, sight-reading pieces designed to build music literacy skills with patterns of ta, ti-ti, rest, so-mi, so-mi-la, and mi-re-do. Songs include: Shake It!, Who Am I Thinkin' Of?, Dance of the Little Leaf, Our Holiday Ensemble, One Hundred Days of School, Piano Land, Down at the Park, Moving Up, and many more! CD includes both full performance and accompaniment tracks.