What's the Difference Children's Music Book
This children's music book contains songs, activities and music and movement material for children between the ages of 3 to 7 years. 'What's the Difference' was created by a teacher with many years experience of teaching infants in primary schools. Niki Davies specialisms include not just music but english too and to her credit she is able to make clever use of simple words and catchy tunes to ensure that everyone can understand the words and join in. Niki has written songs for BBC Schools Radio for Music Box, The Song Tree and Time and Tune. She has also received rave reviews for her songs in the BBC television 'Watch' series.
This book aims to provide simple musical material for preschool and KS1 and includes curriculum linked activities. Especially written for both non-specialist and specialist teachers, the songs, actions, music and movement activities and performance ideas are designed to stretch and improve musical ability, whilst stimulating tnd cultivating enthusiasm for music in the very young.
The book includes 12 catchy songs to sing with simple and fun actions, musical activities developing concentration and listening skills, 7 music and movement exercises, a mini-musical to perform and impress mums and dads, a CD featuring backing tracks for all songs and music and movement exercises and easy piano arrangements with guitar chord boxes.
This music book can be used as material to occasionally dip into, or as the theme on which to base a term's work, this book provides an ideal resource for today's teachers.
Happy - Sad: When You're Happy
Circle - Square: What's the Difference?
Fast - Slow: A Rocket is Fast
Tiny: Money Spider
Enormous: Here Come the Elephant
Loud - Soft: The Loud/Soft Band
Wide - Narrow: Have You Seen the Motorway?
Above - Below: What Do I See Way Above?
Clean- Dirty: Ten Clean, Shiny Children
Close - Far Away: Butterfly
In - Out: Jack in the Box
UP - Down - Open - Closed and Lots More: It's an Opposites Day
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