Movement in Steady Beat Learning on the Move By Phyllis Weikart Book and CD 108 pages Expanded and revised edition. Rhymes and action songs for children focusing exclusively on the key movement experience of feeling and expressing beat. Each activity gives suggested ages, an easy-to-follow
Rhymes and action songs for children focusing exclusively on the key movement experience of feeling and expressing beat. Each activity gives suggested ages, an easy-to-follow plan, movement key experiences, curriculum concepts, materials, steps for each part of the activity, questions to extend children's understanding, and extension ideas for creative variations. Includes a musical score (melody line only) for each song. The CD contains all the rhymes (told by Phyllis) and action songs from the book, and is intended for the teacher's use, to become familiar with the rhymes and songs before teaching them to the class. For use by infant/ toddler caregivers, or preschool and kindergarten teachers; for use with young children (ages 3 to 7).
How to Use This Book
Organization of Rhymes & Action Songs
A Movement-Based Active Learning Process
Acka Backa Soda Cracker
Apples Peaches Pears & Plums
Boys & Girls Went Out to Play
Jack & Jill\
Piggy on the Railroad
The Stretch Bands Blues
3 Little Monkeys
The Train Went Into the Tunnel
A-K: All Around the Hula Hoop (Pop Goes the Weasel), Bend & Straighten Is the Game (London Bridge), Everyone Keep the Beat (Looby Loo), Gallop All Around, Going Around Our Hoops (Looby Loo), Gonna Shake Out My Hands, I Can Move One Foot (Pretty Trappings), If You're Happy (variation), Jump Everybody (Hop Old Squirrel)
L-R: Let Everyone Keep the Beat (Let Everyone Clap Hands With Me), Monster Monster Monster Man (Row Row Row Your Boat), My Hands Keep Moving, Our Fingers & Thumbs Keep Moving (One Finger One Thumb), Pat Your Chin & Not Your Hair (Jimmy Crack Corn), Ritsch Ratsch, Rock Rock Rock Your Boat (Row Row Row Your Boat)
S-Z: Shake to My Lou (Skip to My Lou), Special Place (Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush), Swing Your Arms (Row Row Row Your Boat), This Is What I Can Do, Thumbs Go Wiggle Waggle, Tommy Thumb, Walk Around the Chairs Today (Mary Had a Little Lamb), We Can Keep a Steady Beat (Muffin Man), We Walk Our Feet.