Music and Language Circle Games for Children Ages 3 to 9 by Debra Giebelhaus-Maloney.
72 page book and accompaniment CD detail 13 different partner games. Provides both the general classroom teacher and the music specialist with a new look at circle games as thoughtful teaching tools for language and music skill development.
Each game has been carefully selected for its music and cross-curricular value with a focus on 'whole language' and 'whole child'. All of the games, music and language activities have been designed to ensure early success for the classroom professional at any level. The goal is ongoing learning while the children SING MOVE and PLAY.
The book is divided into three sections:
Section One - Circle Games: Hello Ev'rybody; Good Day Now; Let's Sing Hello; All Around the Kitchen; I'm Special; Singing and Dancing
Section Two - Partner to Circle Games: Scrub Sally Scrub; Mmmmm Muffins!; Holding Hands
Section Three - Solo to Partner to Circle Games: Where's My Partner; Rig A Jig; Circus Time; Seasons
The audio CD contains both a vocal track and a piano accompanimnet track for each piece.
Cross-Curricular Music Education for Children ages 3 to 9