First Steps in Music for Preschool and Beyond: The Curriculum

By Feierabend, John M.
Item No. 825648
UPC Code 9781579995881
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Written by a renowned leader in early childhood music education John Feierabend, this creatively illustrated book contains everything you need to lead a music class for preschool and early elementary students. The curriculum features: Echo songs, call-and-response songs, simple songs, song
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Written by a renowned leader in early childhood music education John Feierabend, this creatively illustrated book contains everything you need to lead a music class for preschool and early elementary students.

The curriculum features:

  • Echo songs, call-and-response songs, simple songs, song tales, action songs, circle games, beat motion activities, and more
  • Repertoire based on folk or traditional songs and rhymes, because of their natural melodic expressiveness and language flow and wonder
  • Complete lesson plans for a 3-year curriculum
  • Full coordination with high-quality recordings that contain all the rhymes and music from this book - perfect for parents to play at home or in the car
  • Suggestions on setting up a class, preparing parents, record keeping, expanding your music program and planning ahead
  • A classical music component, perfect for movement and exploration

The correlating CDs and DVD are:

  • Had a Little Rooster CD (first-year lessons)
  • There's a Hole in the Bucket CD (second-year lessons)
  • Old Joe Clark CD (third-year lessons)
  • Keeping the Beat with the Classics CD
  • Move It DVD

Click here for the 2020 supplement to First Steps in Music for Preschool and Beyond.

Contents:

  • Getting Started
  • The Musical Workout
  • Pitch Exploration (Vocal Warm-ups)
  • Song Fragments - Echo Songs and Call-and-Response Songs
  • Simple Songs
  • Arioso
  • Song Tales
  • Movement Exploration (developing expressive sensitivity through creative movement) - creative movement with and without classical music accompaniment
  • Movement for Form and Expression (singing/speaking and moving with formal structure and expression) -
    • Non-Locomotor (fingerplays, action songs, circle games, with recorded music)
    • Locomotor (circle games, with recorded music)
    • Beat Motion Activities (developing competencies in maintaining the beat in groups of 2 and 3) -
    • Child-Initiated Songs and Rhymes - non-locomotor and locomotor -
    • Teacher-Initiated Beat Motions - non-locomotor and locomotor
  • Planning Lessons (templates)
  • Sample Lessons (3 years, two semesters each year, 12 sessions each semester)
  • Final Thoughts

Song/Rhyme Titles:

  • 1st year:
    • A Ram Sam, Sam
    • Aiken Drum
    • Ali Baba
    • Bill Grogan's Goat
    • Bling, Blang
    • Chop, Chop, Chippity Chop
    • Cobbler, Cobbler
    • Down by the Bay
    • Eensy, Weensy Spider
    • Engine, Engine
    • Fais Dodo
    • Father Grumble
    • Five Little Ladies
    • Frog in the Meadow
    • Grandma's Glasses
    • Had a Little Rooster
    • Here's a Nest
    • Hickory Dickory Dock
    • The Ice Cream Sundae
    • Jennie Jenkins
    • Johnny Had One Friend
    • Johnny on the Woodpile
    • Listen, Listen
    • My Aunt Came Back
    • No More Pie
    • Over in the Meadow
    • Pitter Patter
    • The Tailor and the Mouse
    • There Was a Man and He Was Mad
    • Three Little Monkeys
    • Two Little Blackbirds
    • Wise Old Owl
  • 2nd year:
    • The Airplane Ride
    • All 'Round the Brickyard
    • Au Clair de la Lune/Pierrot
    • Big Pig
    • Charlie Over the Ocean
    • Circle 'Round the Zero
    • The Crabfish
    • Did You Ever See a Lassie?
    • Do Your Ears Hang Low?
    • Do, Do Pity My Case
    • Grandma Grunts
    • The Horse Stood Around
    • I Have Lost My Closet Key
    • I Met a Bear
    • In the Woods
    • John the Rabbit
    • Johnny Works with One Hammer
    • Kitty Alone
    • The Minister's Cat
    • Momma Buy Me a China Doll
    • Old Bald Eagle
    • The Old Woman and the Pig
    • Peep Squirrel
    • A Pumpkin for the Pie
    • Risseldy Rosseldy
    • Sea Lion
    • There Was a Little Turtle
    • There's a Hole in the Bucket
    • These Are Mother's Knives and Forks
    • Tongo
    • Two Tall Telephone Poles
    • William He Had Seven Songs
    • The Wise Man
  • 3rd year:
    • Allee Galloo Galloo
    • The Blue Cockatoo
    • Caney Mi Macaro
    • Cousin Peter
    • Cowboy Joe
    • The Darby Ram
    • Did You Feed My Cow?
    • Epo I Tai Tai E
    • The Fox Went Out
    • The Frog and the Mouse
    • Go 'Round the Mountain
    • Haul Away Joe
    • Here We Go 'Round the Mulberry Bush
    • Hop Old Squirrel
    • Kye Kye Kule
    • Long-Legged Sailor
    • Lucy Rabbit
    • Mother Goonie Bird
    • My Hat It Has Three Corners
    • My Ship Sailed from China
    • Old Joe Clark
    • Our Gallant Ship
    • Pickin' a Spot
    • Purple Light
    • Riding in a Buggy
    • Rig-a-Jig Jig
    • A Sailor Went to Sea
    • The Sow Took the Measles
    • The Swapping Song
    • There Was an Old Woman
    • Turn Cinnamon Turn
    • 'Twas on a Monday Morning
    • Wake Up You Lazy Bones
    • When I Was One

 

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