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Songs in the series are a contemporary way to share Life Lessons Everyday but Taught In Musical Way. The whole CD project is designed to add a social, emotional and science approach to  Kindergarten Entry Learning and Development Standards. These include, oral language development, health, safety, and physical well being. Songs also introduce concepts for  Multi-Cultural  Awareness,  positive Character Development.
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The music and song lyrics integrate with  the Ohio Department of Education Early Learning Content Standards  and also meet the National Standards for Kindergarten Readiness.  They can be purchased individually through amazon, napster,  iTunes and other online music sources.

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color song webThe Color Song     – Math, Science Focus on primary colors and their relationship to nature. Also Available are activity color cards for teacher to create games for reinforcement.
Standards: English Language Arts II, V   Acquisition of vocabulary -Contextual Understanding, Science I. Earth and Space Science Standard I. Processes that shape the earth, II. Life Science Standard- 3. Diversity and Interdependence of life, III. Physical Sciences Standard  -7. Nature of Energy

The CD also includes The “Color Song” Sing -A- Along Music Video and Color Card templates that match the video. These can be printed, cut and used for creative learning games.

 

These Bones Under My SkinBones-image-optimized-for-web-site Music is a reggae style dance beat to an old melody about the bones connection to the body. It is a perfect way to introduce Science at the preschool and kindergarten ages.

 

ALL MY FRIENDS ARE DIFFERENT
Song lyrics promote  Anti Bullying, Multicultural Awareness, Tolerance, Positive Character Development and Sharing. Social Studies – People and Cultures

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English Language Arts , II. Acquisition of Vocabulary Standard, Contextual Understanding – 1, Conceptual Understanding – 3.  Social Studies II. People in Societies Standard – Cultures – 1. Develop a sense of belonging.  – 2. Demonstrate awareness of different cultures Science II. Life Science Standard- Diversity, Heredity -5 – Recognize physical difference.

 

I KNOW ALL MY NAME  (First and Last Name Recognition) A song game that allows the children a chance to sing and try to remember their first and last name, address and telephone number before the funny sound. Listen to song preview  

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  Standards: ELA I. Phonemic Awareness, Word Recognition, Fluency Standard –  
II. Vocabulary Acquisition – 5. Identify own name in print- 7. Words are made up of letters, SS I. History Standard – 4. Daily Life,  6. Heritage

 

 

911 – ( Child Safety, Handling Emergencies) lyrics set to a slower waltz beat with a calming effect to show contrast between fast and slow songs and to stress the importance of a child remaining calm once they decide to call 911.  See and Hear video clip  911
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Standards: Math I- Number Sense and operations standard. English Language Arts II, V   Acquisition of vocabulary -Contextual Understanding. SS I -V. Government Standard: Role of Government, Rules and laws, VII. Communicating and information
I AM SPECIAL Listen to song preview

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BE MY FRIEND
(Multicultural Awareness) Songs explore the body and mind in context with self and others. Listen to song preview

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Standards: English Language Arts II.  Acquisition of vocabulary-Contextual UnderstandingConceptual Understanding – 3 Social Studies II. People in societies standard – Cultures: 1. Develop a sense of belonging, 2. Demonstrate awareness of different cultures.

BE CAREFUL CROSSING THE STREET  (Safety) A march tempo song with sound effects attempting to recreate a busy traffic crossing. Lyrics remind children of the difference between red light and green light.Included activity worksheet for children to cut, color paste and create their own street. Listen to song preview

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Standards: English Language Arts II, V  X, Acquisition of vocabulary -Contextual Understanding, Conceptual Understanding.  Math III. Geometry and Spatial Sense Standard two and three dimensional objects. III. Physical Sciences Standard

DON’T PLAY WITH MATCHES  (Child Safety)  Contemporary urban dance beat is used to support lyrics that matches are not toys to be played with. Listen to song preview

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 Combined, the music and worksheet activity has a fun maze to stimulate fine motor development using a pencil or crayon  and addresses   Standards: Math-  Algebra Using patterns, relations and functions.  English Language Arts II, V  X, Acquisition of vocabulary -Contextual Understanding, Conceptual Understanding, Reading Applications and Writing.  Science II.  Life Science Standard, III. Physical Science Standard

YES, PLEASE AND THANK YOU  ( Common Courtesy) Uptempo song stressing the importance of common courtesy. Three magic words can also be effective method of introducing American sign language to preschool children.
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Standards: English Language Arts II.  Acquisition of vocabulary-Contextual Understanding,  Conceptual Understanding.  Social Studies. VI. Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities Standard- Participation 1. Demonstration of cooperative behaviors.

PARTY IN THE CLASSROOM – ( Gross Motor Development ) Sets the stage for sharing, common courtesy and changes the image of partying from a negative to a positive  experience. Promotes concept  that learning is fun. Teacher can use it develop new concepts of fun and enhance family and community building. Listen to song preview  

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Standards: English Language Arts II.  Acquisition of vocabulary-Contextual Understanding,  Conceptual Understanding.  Social Studies -SS-II; People in Societies.  Science- Physical Science Standard III, Forces in motion, 6. Nature of Energy, Explore instruments. Movement  and the human voice.

I AM SO HAPPY–  (Gross motor skills, cognitive development) Caribbean flavored music promotes a multi -combination of gross motor movements while lyrics encourage children oral language development, rhyming around familiar concepts. Listen to song preview 

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English Language Arts II, V  X, Acquisition of vocabulary -Contextual Understanding, Conceptual Understanding.  4- Orally communicate position and directional words, Social Studies- SS – II. People in Societies Standard, Cultures – 2. Demonstrate awareness of different cultures, Science -III. Physical Science Standard, Forces and Motion.  Life Science.

LOOK A SPECIAL MIRROR –   Song lyrics promote  Anti Bullying, Multicultural Awareness, Tolerance, Positive Self Esteem, Character Development and Sharing.
Song lyrics take a look at what all children have in common and notes the subtle differences within those things. In this song the focus is eyes, teeth, age and height. Listen to song preview

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Standards: English Language Arts I.  Phonemic awareness, II. Acquisition of Vocabulary Conceptual understanding. Science II. Life Science Standard- Diversity, Heredity -5 – Recognize physical difference.

BODY PARTS (Abuse Prevention) A contemporary dance beat is used to explore the right and left side of the body,while also adding a passing warning not to let people play with their private parts. This song helps to bring awareness and address the current problems with child sexual abuse. It also encourages the child to ask questions about their body to their parents. Includes worksheet activity so children can identify, color, cut and paste body parts. Listen to song preview

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Standards: English Language Arts I.  Phonemic awareness, SS- II. People in Societies, Math M1.6 compare, Science III. Forces in motion

OLD FASHIONED TIME -( learning to tell the time ) The uptempo music imitates that of a clock. Lyrics introduce the concept of time on a clock  Included activity sheet includes a clock for children to cut, color, and paste the hands on a clock. Listen to song preview

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You Just Show Me How
I can do most anything, If you (teacher, parent, guardian) just show me how.

 

Standards: English Language Arts I, Phonemic Awareness & Fluency Standard
Acquisition of vocabulary -Contextual Understanding, Conceptual Understanding.
Math I. Number, Number Sense and operations Standards 1., 2., 3. 10.


HOKEY POKEY
21st century  Hokey Pokey
Standards: English Language Arts – ELA I. Phonemic Awareness-  II. Vocabulary
Social Studies SS-II; People in Societies,  Math M-I.6 -Compare sets of equal, more, and fewer. Science- Physical Science Standard III, Forces in motion. 6.

Nature of Energy
Explore instruments and the human voice

 

skeletonThese Bones Under My Skin

The Bones under my skin are my bones. Song teaches the connection of the bones to the body while music promote Gross Motor Skills

 

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