Made in the USA by Bear Paw Creek Set of twelve 4" bean bags are made from various textured fabrics. Set includes two bean bags with each texture: fake fur, corduroy, slippery, rough/stiff, velour, and soft. Great for those with vision impairments and sensory issues. Filled with CPSAI compliant plastic pellets so they are hand or machine washable. ..
Jazz Activities for the Early Childhood Classroom Jazz Mosaic: Jazz Activities for the Early Childhood Classroom by Louise Rogers and Susan Milligan Jazz Mosaic brings the joy of jazz music into your classroom every day through a variety of age-appropriate, play-centered lessons that can be easily integrated into your existing curriculum. Students ..
Part of the UK's popular Drums for Schools curriculum The Caribbean Steel Pan Book, written by educator and professional percussionist Andy Gleadhill, shows classroom music teachers how to teach Steel Pans in a class setting. Although all of the tunes and exercises in the book can be played on any steel pan instrument, Andy focusses on the Jumbie J..
An easy-to-use songbook great for those who do not read music. Jumbie Jam Songs by Letter: Children's Favorites The Jumbie Jam Songs by Letter Series includes the melody in easy to read large print. The notes are marked by letter which match the notes labeled on the Jumbie Jam, but they may also be used to play other instruments eg. Boomwhackers, x..
An easy-to-use songbook great for those who do not read music. Jumbie Jam Songs by Letter: Christmas Favorites #1 The Jumbie Jam Songs by Letter Series includes the melody in easy to read large print. The notes are marked by letter which match the notes labeled on the Jumbie Jam, but they may also be used to play other instruments eg. Boomwhackers,..
arranged by Guy George. Includes play-along CD. Jumbie Jam Songs of Faith for Steel Drum and other instruments arranged by Guy George. 50 pages, 8 songs. Songs of faith of many denominations written specifically for the Jumbie Jam, but also includes lead sheets for 'regular' soprano steel pan as well as other instruments. Each tune is written out w..
Specially designed for the Jumbie Jam by Scott Johnson. Jumbie Jam Steel Pan Method Book 2 designed for the Jumbie Jam by Scott Johnson. 15 pages and accompaniment CD. The Jumbie Jam Steel Drum Method and Songs Books 1,2 and 3 are one of Scott's contributions to the development of beginning steel drum players and introduce the Jumbie Jam Steel Drum..
Specially designed for the Jumbie Jam by Scott Johnson. Jumbie Jam Steel Pan Method Book 3 designed for the Jumbie Jam by Scott Johnson. 15 pages and accompaniment CD. The Jumbie Jam Steel Drum Method and Songs Books 1,2 and 3 are one of Scott's contributions to the development of beginning steel drum players and introduce the Jumbie Jam Steel Drum..
A collection of engaging units by Artie Almeida for using mallet instruments in the K-6 music classroom. Mallet Madness by Artie Almeida. 96 pages. A collection of engaging units for using mallet instruments in the K-6 music classroom. This is an exciting collection of activities for mallet percussion instruments that will energize your classroom a..
About Time!, 18 rhythm stick routines for reading and playing by Andrew Briggs. Recording orchestrated by Tim Hayden.
These energetic rhythmic routines are active learning at its very best. 18 familiar classroom songs are presented with notated rhythm patterns and kinesthetic stick routines: tap them on your knees, click them together, cross wit..
David Thiaw's African Drum Workshop - Volume 1 Introduction to Djembe with practice CD. Written by David Thiaw and Joanne Melvin.
54 pages. Two valuable tools in one set: The full-length practice CD allows you to hear traditional, orally transmitted rhythms as David plays them on an authentic West African djembe, and the instruction book has all..
Alfred's Kid's Drum Course is a fun method that teaches you to play rhythms and songs on a variety of drums and sound sources, including many simple, inexpensive objects found around your home. With two accompanying CDs that always let you hear how the music should sound, each lesson is explained in plain language that's easy to understand. Pl..
Celebrate with Sound! by Richard D. Cross. Creative Holiday Chants with Body Percussion and Classroom Instruments. Data CD includes reproducible PDFs.
This fun-filled and easy-to-use book offers an educational way to celebrate the holidays! Each chant presents three stepping stones to rhythmic reading: practice the spoken ostinatos first, transf..
This beginner's guide by Paul Jennings takes you through the basics of the instrument and its techniques. The accompanying online videos (accessed via code found inside the book) include demonstrations of many examples in the book.
Topics covered include: notation • bass and slap tone exercises • three- and four-tone exercises • basic rhyt..
Whenever you need a quick activity, you can reach for this fun resource. With these reproducible music game pages, students will practice rhythms, note names, dynamics, music vocabulary, and more. Use them as educational time-fillers, take home assignments, or substitute plans to reinforce a concept you've covered in class. Written by Vanessa Chris..
Exploring Rhythm Instruments by Joe Berarducci.
38 pages. Written primarily for teachers of children in pre-schools and elementary schools, this book aims to introduce the instruments through name, illustration and classification; provide a brief word about the origin or background of the instruments; suggest ways to play them to good effect; su..
This groundbreaking program is a new resource for secondary general music classes, designed to help teachers involve more students in their programs. The book is fully reproducible and includes information and resources to acquaint teachers with hip-hop music and culture, as well as easy-to-use lessons that teach the National Standards for Music Ed..
Games Galore is a collection of 27 reproducible music activity sheets (with answer key) for Grades K-6 complied by Erika Popp.
Topics include: Notes and Their Pitch Names (6 activities); Rhythm (6 activities); Music Vocabulary (5 activities); Instruments (10 activities)
The jazz chops of Cathy Blair meet the accessible Orff approach of Donna Dirksing in this exciting introduction to improvisation and other jazz concepts. (Not quite sure what "chops" are? Don't worry; it's defined in the Glossary.) Organized in three sections - Jazz is Rhythm, Jazz is Melody and Jazz is Form - each follows the speech to body percus..
Happy Jammin' - Really Cool Music for Recorders with Optional Percussion Ensemble. By Paul Corbière.
These are really cool recorder pieces!
Are you desperately seeking a new approach and fresh repertoire for your intermediate recorder players? Paul Corbière knows what that feels like and has filled the void with this truly one-of-a-kind resou..
by Mark Burrows
A world of rhythms for drums, pitched percussion and more. Taking as his starting point fundamental rhythms from various countries and regions, Mark Burrows has built engaging and accessible jams that can be used to strengthen students' rhythm skills, in drum circles, or as a change of pace in a choir concert or other performance..