Sing Along! - Music In Motion
more Tales and Tunes
WHEN YOU WISH
UPON A STAR by
illus. by Eric Puybaret.
Judy Collins sings.
Wee Sing DVDs
Singing, dancing, and drama based on
Wee Sing audios. 60 min. ea. DVDs $14.95 ea.
HB & CD 6701 $17.95
OVER THE RAINBOW
Set of 9 DVDs 5983 $126
Sung by Judy Collins,
illus. by Eric Puybaret.
5964 Best Christmas Ever!
5969 Big Rock Candy Mountain
5960 Grandpa’s Magical Toys
5965 King Cole’s Party 5967 Marvelous Musical Mansion
5973 Under the Sea
HB & CD 6717 $17.95
HBs & CDs 7130 $34
FEATHER BED by
Songbooks with 60-minute CDs. Favorites sung
by children—classics every one! $9.99 ea.
Set of 12 9058 $114
ALL GOD’S CRITTERS
have a place in the choir.
Song by Bill Staines,
humorously illus. by
HB 6484 $16.99
I KNOW A SHY
SWALLOWED A CELLO
by Barbara Garreil,
illus. by John O’Brien.
HB 6456 $17.95
PB 6486 $6.95
See more John Denver
books & CDs on website.
HB 6697 $15.99
Miller, illus. by David
Diaz. HB & 10-song
CD 6374 $18.99
WHAT A WONDERFUL
WORLD by Weiss and
Thiele. Louis Armstrong
and kids. HB & 25-song
CD 4735 $28
BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND
by Bob Dylan, illus. by Jon
J. Muth. CD has Dylan’s
original 1963 recording.
for Wee Sing
HB & CD 6762 $16.99
IF YOU’RE HAPPY &
YOU KNOW IT:
Jungle Edition by
LET THERE BE
PEACE ON EARTH
AND LET IT BEGIN
WITH ME. Jackson &
More Bible Songs
Songs & Fingerplays
Fun ‘n’ Folk
Games, Games, Games
Sing & Move
SING...SING A SONG
by Joe Raposo, illus. by
John Denver, illus. by
HB & CD 6960 $19.95
Wee Sing Books & CDs
HB & CD 6361 $17.95
WAKING UP IS
HARD TO DO by
Neil Sedaka, illus. by
HB & 3-song CD
DINOSAUR PET by
Marc Sedaka, inspired
by Neil Sedaka’s
“Calendar Girl,” illus. by
HB and 3-song CD
THERE WAS A
TALL TEXAN WHO
SWALLOWED A FLEA
by Susan Kralovansky,
illus. by Deborah Kadair.
HB 6234 $16.99
Disney Sing-Along DVDs
Sing, dance, and play along with your
favorite Disney characters. On-screen lyrics
and bonus features, too. 30 min. ea.
DVDs $19.95 ea.
Set of 8 Disney DVDs 9167 $145
5665 You Can Fly
5678 The Bare Necessities
5672 Disneyland Fun
5680 The Lion King: Circle of Life
5681 Pongo & Perdita: 101 Dalmations
I Love to Laugh
5683 Walt Disney World Campout
5671 Very Merry Christmas
Sing-Alongs More Tales & Tunes
AN OLD MONKEY
A FROG by J.Ward.
HB 6782 $16.99
John Feierabend’s SongTales p. 32
EVERY LITTLE THING
adapted by Cedella
Marley, illus. by
Vanessa BrantleyNewton. Based on
Bob Marley's song
"Three Little Birds."
Don't worry about a
thing, 'cause every little
thing's gonna be all
right! HB 6777 $16.99
PUFF THE MAGIC
DRAGON by Peter
Yarrow. HB & 4-song
CD 6843 $16.95
I’M IN LOVE WITH A
BIG BLUE FROG
HB and 3-song CD
(Froggy Went a’Courtin’
too!) 6734 $17.95
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READY TO SING Songbooks for Unison
Voices ed. by Jay Althouse.With piano accomp.,
repro songsheets, and CD of accompaniments.
PB & CD $29.99 ea. Set of 4 7830 $110
7831 Folk Songs 7833 Broadway
DISNEY Collected Kids’
Solos. 38 hits with piano
accomp. & guitar chords,
and enhanced CD of piano
has adjustable pitch and
speed, so you can perform
in any key or tempo.
by Iza Trapani. PB $7.95 ea.
Set of 9 PBs
7021 Baa Baa Black Sheep
7016 Here We Go ‘Round the Mulberry Bush
7584 How Much Is That Doggie in the Window?
7585 I'm a Little Teapot
7587 The Itsy Bitsy Spider
7586 Mary Had a Little Lamb
7588 Oh Where, Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone?
7589 Row Row Row Your Boat
6230 Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Puppets p. 30, 91
PB 7248 $34.99
TWO-GETHER WE SING:
10 Arrangements for
2-part Voices for Gr. 2-7
Book & Soundtrax CD with
PDFs of student pages and
PB & Enhanced CD
7372 Folk Songs
Both 9438 $99
THE GREAT FAMILY
A Treasury of
Children’s, Folk, Jazz,
Blues, Popular, Show
Tunes, Patriotic, Hymns,
& more. With easy piano
& guitar accompaniments. 272 pp.
Spiral PB 7222 $16.95
FOLK SONGS NORTH
AMERICA SINGS ed. by
Richard Johnston. The
most complete collection available! Over 400
songs with melodies and
words and 15 indexes
for every type of need.
382 pp. PB 6641 $50
Colorful sing-along books and enhanced CDs
with music and video animation of the songs.
PB & Enhanced CD $9.99 ea.
A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea
Over in the Meadow
The Farmyard Jamboree
If You’re Happy and You Know It
The Animal Boogie
The Shape Song Swingalong
Knick Knack Paddy Whack
Walking Through the Jungle
Creepy Crawly Calypso
Wheels on the Bus
Space Song Rocket Ride
Set of 11 PB & Enhanced CDs
SINGLISH Sing-Along Kits
Each set includes:
• 12 Laminated Posters (17" x 22"),
with song illustrations on one side
and lyrics on the other;
• 2-track CD (with vocals and
instrumentals only) in easy-to-sing
keys and tempos;
eacher’s Guide with song scores &
complete lyrics, guitar chords, movement activities, discussion ideas, and
extensions and variations to use with
Highly recommended for ESL as well as
children’s music classes. $120 ea.
Both Sets 2449 $235
Vol. 2 Kids’ Songs 2448
Vol. 1 Kids’ Songs 2446
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Over in the... Global Habitats
Based on “Over in the Meadow”
Complete 24-DVD Set
720 min. Boxed Set
video clips &
OVER IN THE… Sing-Along Books by Marianne Berkes. Based on “Over
in the Meadow,” this popular series introduces the flora and fauna of
global habitats, with rhymes, tunes, glossaries, hidden animals, & more.
Live and lively performances of favorite
kids’ songs—sung, danced, and acted by the
Kidsong Kids and the Biggles. For ages 2-10.
HB $16.95 ea. Set of 4 HBs 6493 $65
For more individual titles see website.
OVER IN THE JUNGLE:
A Rainforest Rhyme illus. by
Jeanette Canyon. 6333
OVER IN THE ARCTIC …where the
cold winds blow. Illus. by Jill Dubin.
OVER IN AUSTRALIA: Amazing
Animals Down Under illus. by Jill
OVER IN A RIVER Flowing Out
to the Sea illus. by Jill Dubin.
I Can Dance
HB & CD 8828 $17.99
RUB A DUB DUB
by Danny & Kim
A SOUP OPERA: A SingAdlerman, illus.
Along Opera by Jim Gill, illus.
by Rob Gilbert.
by David Moose. This humorous
illustrated storybook is an opera
spoof about a man, a bowl of
song on CD.
soup, and his frustrating quest
to eat it. The CD with full “oper7018 $8.95
atic” performance and accompaniment only will inspire kids
to stage their own Soup Opera.
HB & CD 6758 $24
MUSIC MUSIC EVERYWHERE! DVD. Join
Barney, Angelina Ballerina, Thomas & Friends, &
more in singing, dancing, & playing instruments,
as you learn about the beautiful language of
music. Includes bonus music CD with 5 songs.
54 min. DVD/CD 5082 $19.95
MUSIC THROUGH CHILDREN’S LITERATURE
by Donna Levene. A rich resource for PreK-6 that
uses children’s books as a springboard to music
appreciation. Sections cover rhythm, melody,
form and style, instruments, dance, and music
history, with lively lesson plans and activities.
Adaptable to proficiency level and time available.
OUT ON THE PRAIRIE with CD narration and music performed by Tom
Chapin. Baby critters and their mothers
wallow, run, hop, scurry, nod, slither,
and jump all day and night. Add animal
movements as you sing along! With
illustrated index of prairie flora and
fauna. HB & CD 7149 $29.95
DEEP IN THE SWAMP with
CD narration & music by Tom
Chapin. Stunning art and singalong text give a fresh face
to the flora and fauna of the
HB & CD 7150 $29.95
PB 8842 $29
Sing-Alongs • Early Childhood
The Moldau, Surprise Symphony, Sorcerer’s
Apprentice and 6 more works with listening
excerpts on the CD. 75 pp. PB & CD 6170 $26.99
Vol. 2: The Firebird, Gershwin’s Summertime,
Vivaldi’s Winter and 12 more with downloadable
MP3 tracks. PB 6027 $19.99
SONGS FOR DANCING: Creative Movement
Activities for Ages 2-8 by Kate Kuper. 18 catchy
see Freddie’s Sticks p. 80
see Freddie Posters p. 69
Freddie the Frog
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stories, songs, instruments, drama, movement, and
games. CD includes projectable, printable visuals and
audios with songs, sound identifying games, & more.
Active learning at its best! PB & Enhanced CD
Bk. 1 8817 $25
Bk. 2 Fall & Winter 8818 $25
DVD 5260 $24.95 Bk. 3 Stories & Nursery Rhymes to
Sing, Rap and Read 8819 $30
PB/CD/DVD 6753 $39.95
see Freddie the Frog
musicals p. 90
MAKING MUSIC FUN FOR THE LITTLE ONES!
EARLY CHILDHOOD by Christie Noble & Tracy Stener. Encourage music,
DVD with Sr. Lorna movement, and literacy in ages 2 to 7, with engaging
Kodaly and Early
Join the class as she
tools and activities
for music readiness.
songs, familiar and original, are the launch pad for
creative movement and music activities. This complete resource includes an enhanced CD with both
guided and music-only audio tracks and PDFs; a
DVD of demos; and a book of objectives, activities
and extensions, concepts and DVD commentary.
Beyond the Books,
by Sharon Burch, illus. by Tiffany Harris. Explore basic musical
concepts with PreK-Gr.2 through Freddie’s adventures in these
3908 $19.95 interactive books and CDs. Freddie and friends introduce the
treble and bass clef staves and notes, and explore beat and
Set of 5 HBs/ rhythm and cool jazz with scat. The CDs include the
CDs & Puppet story, extra songs, and activities.
THUMP IN THE
treble clef staff.
BEYOND THE BOOKS
14 sequential lessons, interactive
whiteboard activities, student flashcards, reproducible coloring pages,
assessment tools, and more, based on
the Freddie books.
PB/CD-ROM 7216 $24.99
HBs & CDs $23.95 each
CD-ROM 7228 $29.99
Complete the treble
staff. HB/CD 7272
Digital version of Thump In the Night with interactive lessons.
“OLD LADY” RAGDOLL. This feisty rag doll has a
ferocious appetite! Feed her the animal dolls one by one
as you sing “There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a
Fly.” 26" tall. 9-piece doll set. 2267 $39.95
Vol. 1: An American in Paris, The Toreador’s Song,
Plush, 8". $8.95 ea.
by Peggy D. Bennett. Bring classical music to life
with storytelling and movement! Reproducible lessons, recordings, & activities introduce composers,
major works, and simple listening maps of melody,
rhythm, and form. Easy to teach, even for the nonmusician, and a hit with kids!
Set of 17 9054 $139
AN OLD LADY
Book 1 6536
PLAYING WITH THE CLASSICS: Music
Masterworks for Children Ages 3-8
OCTOPUS’S GARDEN by
Ringo Starr. The classic
Beatles song comes to life
with colorful illustrations
from bestselling illustrator
Ben Cort and a CD with a
new music recording and
audio reading from stellar
musician Ringo Star.
PB, CD, &
I’d Like to
The Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
THE MUSIC EFFECT: Kindergarten
Joy Nelson’s imaginative kindergarten
program integrates music, movement &
cross-curricular connections. This easy-touse, sequenced curriculum introduces each
concept in a variety of learning styles, correlated to National Standards. For example, the
Chapter 3 concept is Tempo: faster and slower.
Children listen and move to a train story, do
an elbow walk, draw a shape, learn a poem
to speak in different tempos, perform fast or
slow in response to pictures, and make crosscurricular connections. Curriculum includes
book with reproducible activities and a CD of
all rhymes, songs and classical music used in
the activities. Use Book 1 in the fall and Book 2
in the spring. PB & CD $24.95 ea.
Geography and ecology of North
American rivers. 6342
by Donna Bateman,
illus. by Susan Swan &
Based on “Over in
MUSICPLAY Curriculum Kits
K-Gr. 6 by Denise Gagne
MUSIC WORKS Curriculum
by Sue Beckett p. 42
Interactive Songbooks p. 42
A cool intro to
jazz & blues.
Flying Jazz Kitten,
SCAT SINGING FOR
KIDS: A Step-byStep Journey in Jazz
Move kids into a comSCAT WORDS!
fort zone of jazz scat
25 Flashcards for
through simple steps
scatting. 51/2" x 81/2". based on Flying Jazz
PB 7235 $12.99
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First Steps in Music
Early Childhood Curriculum
Feierabend’s comprehensive early childhood curriculum,
with supplemental recordings and songbooks, encourages
singing, movement, and exploration. These timeless songs,
chants and rhymes have a natural melodic expressiveness
and language flow that sensitize children to become “tuneful, beatful and artful.” He also offers practical tips on
setting up a class, preparing parents, record-keeping and
more. Product details and more resources on our website.
FIRST STEPS IN MUSIC FOR INFANTS & TODDLERS:
The Curriculum. 200 pp. Spiral PB 6061 $40.95
FIRST STEPS IN MUSIC FOR PRESCHOOL
AND BEYOND: The Curriculum. 272 pp.
Spiral PB 6083 $45.95
Supplemental CDs for First Steps see website
New FIRST STEPS IN MUSIC DVD 5111 $24.95
Feierabend’s First Steps in Music
5-DVD Set 5149 $49.95
Lomax, the Hound of Music
by John Feierabend
BEST OF LOMAX, THE HOUND OF MUSIC
DVD by John Feierabend. This PBS Kids show,
rhythm card games, reproducible templates,
teaching tips & much more. 9160 $49.95
Flashcards (17" x 5½") 80 cards. 9144 $40.95
Classical CD with 16 works by a variety of composers. 9152 $15.95
All include tunes & downloadable MP3 files. HB $16.95 ea.
Childhood Song Collections
Derby The Tailor and 6460
Pitch Exploration Stories
Feierabend. 73 short classical pieces organized into
Laban themes: Light/Gentle, Heavy/Strong, Sustained,
Sudden, Slow/Bound, Quick/Free, Relaxed/Tense, Joyful,
and Combinations, to develop children’s sensitivity to
the expressive qualities of music. Pair with Movement
Exploration (above) to combine activities with classical music to create
wonder-full movement experiences. 3-CD Set 3448 $34.95
The Other Day Came There Was a Man
I Met a Bear
Back and He Was Mad
Father The Frog and
Grumble the Mouse
Large 11" x 17" song cards, with
tune & lyrics . $19.95 ea. set
imaginative, adaptable choreography to 20 classical
works. DVD/CD/Booklet $44.95 ea. p. 99
6087 Down by the Bay
Both 5060 $85
6096 Oh, In The Woods
John Feierabend offers children’s traditional play and action
songs and rhymes, with illustrated activities and movement to
teach concepts, vocabulary, motor and social skills. Musical
gems for early childhood teachers, parents, and libraries!
MUSIC FOR LITTLE PEOPLE. PreK-Gr. 2.
PB & CD 8845 $32.95
MUSIC FOR VERY LITTLE PEOPLE. Infants/Toddlers
PB & CD 8846 $27.95
Pitch Exploration Pathways
Vocal Development Kit. Try John’s
favorite tools and techniques to help
children explore and develop their
voices. Kit with Guide 3798 $109
11" x 17". 12 cards. 6097 $19.95
In Tune & In Harmony
ear-pleasing ostinati to easy rounds and folk songs
to create instant harmony! Solfege reading, lessons,
activities, and movement, too. Turn these gems into
performance pieces with P/A CD.
MOVE IT! Expressive Movements with Classical
Music. John Feierabend & Peggy Lyman present
Feierabend • Singing Tools
Red Toobaloo & Headset 4529 $7.95
Blue Toobaloo & Headset 4524 $7.95
Improve pitch and tone quality with this hands-free,
acoustical voice-feedback headset. Students are better able to focus, hear, and adjust their voices with
this handy tool. Battery free, dishwasher safe, reversible for either ear. Lifetime guarantee. $16.95 ea.
4536 Small. K-Gr. 4
4537 Large. Gr. 5 to Adult
DUET WHISPER PHONE
4544 $16.99 see website
by DeAnna Venable
AWESOME OSTINATO! by Heather Morris. Add
Creative Movement CDs &
Movement Exploration PB 9677 $47
Clips on Toobaloo. One size fits all.
MUSIC FOR CREATIVE MOVEMENT compiled by John
Both Books & CDs 8898 $55
Toobaloo Hands-free Headset
11" x 17". 12 cards. 6098 $19.95
5145 Vol. 2
Pkg. of 12
There’s a Hole
in the Bucket
John Feierabend’s Singing Tools
Set of 10 9494 $139
Beginning Circle Games: Let’s Make a Circle
Call and Response: You Sing, I Sing
Canons (Revised in 2013) $19.95 see p. 34
Children’s Song Tales: Stories in Song
Echo Songs: I’ll Sing After You
Fingerplays and Action Songs: Let’s Pretend
Movement Exploration: Can You Move Like This?
Pitch Exploration $12.95
Songs and Rhymes with Beat Motions $15.95
The Book of Song Dances $17.95
5103 Vol. 1
Student Book 9161 $13.50
5108 CONVERSATIONAL SOLFEGE EXPLAINED
6 hrs. 3-DVD Set 5108 $39.95
SIGN PACK FOR CONVERSATIONAL SOLFEGE
Laminated 11" reversible signs & 1 Extendable
Pointer. 2759 $30
Feierabend’s song collections for singing, moving,
exploring, pretending, and interacting. PreK-Gr. 6.
PB $13.95 ea. (except as noted)
$5.95 ea. 6 or more $4.50 ea.
Teacher’s Manual with pitch and
DVD 5430 $24.95 CD 5432 $14.95
Both 9916 $38
Toobaloo amplifies the sound of your
singing or speech, increasing attention
and focus, and improving pitch, diction,
& tone quality. The auditory feedback
benefits music and language students,
beginning readers, and those with speech
disorders or special needs. Lightweight,
break-resistant plastic is easy to clean
and dishwasher safe. Fits all ages!
LEVEL 1. Music literacy starts with great literature and an “ear-before-eye” philosophy.
Familiar songs are broken down into component
parts and reassembled to meet the ultimate
goal of developing engaged, independent musicians who can hear, understand, read, write,
compose, and improvise. Includes an extensive
assessment section. Gr. 1-6.
based on Feierabend’s First Steps in Music
series, breaks new ground with its top-notch
music and educational content. Meet and sing
along with Lomax and friends as they discover
folk songs while traveling America in their
train-caboose home. Four 30-min. episodes
invite active participation and moments of high
energy and “quiet wonder,” integrating all the
elements of his acclaimed curriculum.
PreK-Elem. 2 hrs.
Set of 10 HBs
Levels 2 & 3
MUSIC WORD WALL by John Feierabend. Set of 287 large 11" cards
in 13 color-coded categories: Notation, Rhythm, Melody, Harmony,
Forms, Texture, Timbre, Expressive Terms, Scales, Ensembles, Genres,
Musical Periods, Folk Instruments & Dance. 4643 $69.95
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Spiral PB & CD 7552 $20
1, 2, 3 … ECHO ME: Ready-to-use Songs, Games,
and Activities to Help Children Sing in Tune by
Loretta Mitchell. Reproducible songs, games, activities to match pitches and explore musical concepts.
Helpful index by classification, title, and pitch content. PreK-Gr. 4. 202 pp. PB & CD 6861 $34.95
I SING, YOU SING. Echo songs by Sally
Albrecht and Jay Althouse help develop
vocal independence. 30+ in each volume.
CD has a leader voice so a sub can use.
K-4. PB & CD $44.95 ea.
2671 I Sing, You Sing
2672 I Sing, You SIng, Too!
2673 I Sing, You Sing: Learning Songs
VOICE FLEXING CARDS. Imitate
shapes with different vowel sounds
to build vocal flexibility. Teaching
tips & 24 Cards. 6046 $18.95
GOOD RULES FOR
SINGING. 10 posters &
repro song & activity
guide. 2163 $21.95
Rhythm & Melody Flashcards
by Denise Gagne. Large 8½" x 11" color-coded and numbered flashcards
printed on card stock, ready to cut in half for use. Cut size is 11" x 4¼".
Both flashcard sets
Flashcards based on rhythm patterns of familiar tunes include a
handy song list indexed by rhythm
patterns, sequentially presented
for Gr. K-8. 100 Cards 6125 $30
Sightsinging cards sequentially
presented for Gr. 1-5. Includes
16 cards each of: s-m, l-s-m, s-md, m-r-d, l-s-m-r-d, in the keys of
C, G, and F plus a blank template.
80 Cards 6132 $25
FOLKSONG PARTNERS by Mary Donnelly & George Strid.
Take the next step from rounds to harmony with 12 folk
songs partnered with simple original songs for primary
and intermediate levels. Includes song background, objectives, teaching sequences and assessments. Piano score &
reproducible singer’s parts. PB & P/A CD 7598 $59.99
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Solfege Tones Poster
2104 $9.95 p. 66
Solfege Bingo by Cheryl Lavender 6166 $39.99 p. 36
First, We Sing!
by Susan Brumfield
Complete Set 9585 $119
FIRST, WE SING! Songs and Games for the Music Class K-5
Kodaly believed that singing is the foundation for musical learning.
These 20 singable songs with simple plans and suggestions are
a good place to start. Melodic and rhythmic development, suggestions for including Orff instruments and recorders, movement
options, and a CD of the music sung by 8 to 12-yr-olds provide
new inspiration. PB & CD 7279 $29.99
FIRST WE SING! Teaching Guide: Kodaly-Inspired
Teaching for the Music Classroom. A 3-step process
(Prepare, Present, Practice) leads to musical literacy. K-5
curriculum mapping, yearly plans, daily lessons, repertoire, overview of Kodaly approach and tools.
Teaching Guide. PB 7261 $19.99
TEACHING STRATEGIES: Primary. Rhythmic & melodic
elements to sequentially introduce and practice. Looseleafed, 3-hole-punched, 114 pp.
HAND SIGN LADDER
POSTER by Mary Ann Stewart.
Color-coded signs show the
active/passive relationship of
scale tones, with half steps
clearly noted. Kodaly info on
poster, plus repro activity
sheet. 20" x 30". 3328 $9.95
Major (do scale)
Minor (la scale)
(fi, si, te) 6067 $5.95
All 3 ladders
DO RE MI MUSIC STREET
Add a new house on Music
Street as you learn each
new solfege syllable, with
a story by Sr. Lorna Zemke
to help visualize the relationships of scale tones
and intervals. Color the 8
black-and-white cards, and
use as a sightsinging tool.
8½" x 11".
8 Cards 1491 $9.95
Music Street &
Kodaly Poster (above)
HAND SIGN LADDERS
Introduce hand signs
cards sequentially as
students learn them, or
display the complete
scale and use with a
pointer for sight-singing.
Includes plastic rings to
link the cards. 11" x 7".
Students read from the board, overhead, interactive whiteboard in any
order or direction (up, down, diagonally, across, etc.), tapping or playing
an instrument and saying the rhythm names. Teacher gradually erases
boxes (easiest to most challenging, or in random order); students tap the
entire grid, including the “invisible rhythms.”
flashcards for sight-singing:
80 patterns in 4 colorcoded levels of difficulty.
Use with Melody Cards for
staff notation matching
games. 14" x 7". 6143 $59
3 Hand Sign Ladders,
Hand Signs Poster,
3 sets of flashcards, and
Music Street Houses
Kodaly • Choral/Vocal MEMORY
on the staff, then sing it correctly as the teacher places
line or space.
Knock the Cymbals, Do, oh Do!
xxxc sdqQ qq
Fuzzy Wuzzy Was a Bear
\ sdsdsd q\ qqq
qqq Q\ qsdqQ
pare and reinforce lessons. 4 cards to
an 8½" x 11" perforated page for easy
separation. 144 Cards 7280 $34.99
K-6 Kodaly Curriculum
Students read combined patterns in 2 (or 4) meter which create known
Pass It Down
individual whiteboards or
• Students play in teams• 16 beats in length.
• 32 beats
• Player 1 writes a four-beat
aloud, then writes a different
• Player 2 reads the rhythm
(Example: Bow Wow Wow)
page is full.
back and forth until the
m m mm
d d the
s s s l s md
m r d
• Players read and perform
the element in
songs and rhymes containing
Students notate new motives,
various motive contexts:
(one student points).
or interactive whiteboard
• on the board, overhead
• from individual workbooks.
Students read combined patterns in 3 meter which create known songs:
• 12 beats in length.
• 24 beats in length.
• 48 beats in length.
(Example: Lavender’s Blue)
by Ann Eisen & Lamar Robertson
• reading left to right.
• reading backwards.
• reading down the columns.
• reading both columns
f m rd
AN AMERICAN METHODOLOGY. Spiral PB 9061 $75
THE YEARLY PLANS. Oversize Spiral PB 9062 $55
DIRECTIONS TO LITERACY: Teaching the Older
Beginner Gr. 4-6. Spiral Teacher’s Book
& Repro Student Sheets 6640 $89
FROM FOLKSONGS TO MASTERWORKS:
Art Music Listening Lessons for Grades K-6
Spiral PB & 4 CDs 6688 $145 p. 70
f m rd
room kits present American folk and familiar children’s
songs in sequential lessons to teach the basics of pitch
and rhythm through singing and games. Each kit includes
a teacher’s book, reproducible student pages, and performance/accompaniment CD. No Kodaly training is necessary
to use these excellent resources.
Complete Kits $59.95 ea.
6721 Set 1 Primary
6722 Set 2 Intermediate
Collected by Edward
Bolkovac and Judith
indexed in 7 different
topics; number of parts;
pedagogical categories; meter;
rhythmic elements; melodic elements;
alphabetical. Also includes a pronunciation guide. 98 pp. PB 9228 $18.95
WARM-UPS Vol. 1 by Kerry
Heisler. For all ages, with
SMART Notebook files, P/A
audio files, and interactive
PDFs for any IWB.
CD-ROM 7718 $20
POP WARM-UPS &
WORK-OUTS FOR CHOIR by
Roger Emerson. Build vocal
skills through classic rock and
pop melodies. 10 warm-ups
for changed or unchanged
voices on breath control, falsetto, head voice, articulation,
PB & CD 6540 $29.99
AND VOCALISES by Gary
MI IN THE MIDDLE: For
Developing Choirs Gr. 5-8 by
Phyllis Thomas. Interactive whiteboard activities introduce singers
to the tonic triad, aural identification activities, and sightsinging.
Activities include note names,
solfege, and pitch numbers, so
you can select your preferred
system. Whole-class lessons,
student-led instruction, customizable files, and
printable resources offer flexibility & fun for
young choirs. CD-ROM 3757 $24.95
KODALY IN THE CLASSROOM: A Practical Approach to
Teaching Pitch and Rhythm by Linda Rann. These class-
singing techniques & video
demos show how to deliver the music and lyrics to
your audience to achieve
the magical communication of choral singing.
Kodaly in the Classroom
150 ROUNDS FOR
SINGING & TEACHING
THE LANGUAGE OF
MUSIC by Tim Seelig. Basic
Booklet 5410 $34.99
Teacher writes a known motive on the board. Players list songs that begin
with the same motive. For a challenge, ask students to recall the motive
Students read known motives
song song ends with . . .?”)Students read known motives and songs, then new songs (and song
Divide class into two groups. Teacher claps rhythm of known song.
fragments) from staff notation.
Players recognize the song by its rhythm, identify itsorname
sings plays a known song;
“flying note” is an intermediate step on the way to s
side of the board for eachTeacher
song they have guessed correctly.
the cards needed to notate
flashcards 6*meter to create
The students read one note at a time as the teacher moves a notehead (or other
Students combine two-beat
D This process allows students to focus
B attached to a pointer on the staff.
I Have Lost the Closet Key
• 8 beats in length.
on recalling the staff placement of each note, and allows the teacher to take as
much time as needed to work on specific intervals. The teacher may also
• 16 beats
1 sdsdsdq qqqQ
to a series of pitches on the staff, asking the students
• 32 beats in length.
Engine, Engine, Number Nine
2 xxxcsdsdq xcdsdgb
This step requires students to recognize
q xxxcsdsdsd aqa
Jacobson. Add visual pizazz
with creative formations,
ways to move on/off risers,
easy choralography, simple
riser moves, and 4 dance
numbers with costumes and
by a young choir. DVD &
ACTIVITY CARDS for Preparation
and Practice. 5-7 min. activities to pre-
Name that Tune!
Vocal Techniques & Warm-ups
KIDS ON RISERS DVD
A Director’s Guide for
Young Performers by John
Book/DVD 6669 $34.99
measure rhythm flashcards,
10 each in 4 different meters.
Simple patterns on one side,
more difficult on the other.
5½" x 22". 6141 $89
CARDS. 40 large 2-sided
Resource Pack 6596 $39.99
METER CARDS. 40 large two-
MELODY CARDS. 40 large
2-sided cards (80 patterns) of
sequential melody patterns on the
staff, in 4 color-coded levels of difficulty. Use with Solfege/Rhythm
Cards. 14" x 8". 6140 $59
Player 1 reads a four-beat motive from the whiteboard, overhead or
interactive whiteboard, then erases it. Player 2 recalls the motive and
claps it; Player 1 reads a new motive, then erases it. The game continues;
new motives are added and previously clapped motives are erased.
more Singing Tools pp. 32-33
6723 Set 3 Advanced
All 3 Kits 6720 $169
THE BOOK OF CANONS
Revised 2013 by John
Feierabend. 155 secular and
sacred rounds and canons
from folk, international, and
classical song traditions.
Indexed by level of difficulty,
and well illustrated.
PB 9241 $19.95
more Feierabend pp. 32-33, 99
READY, SET, RHYTHM!
to Develop Rhythmic
Reading by Melody
Easter-Clutter & Anna
10-min. movementbased activities. Contains
80 lessons divided into
8 progressive units
that introduce rhythmic
notation, each with an assessment. Gr. 4-9.
Teacher’s PB 6790 $24.99
to Improve Rhythmic
Reading Skills by Sally
K. Albrecht. Sightread
rhythms in 4/4, 2/4, 3/4,
6/8, 5/4, 6/4, & mixed
meter. Sing, speak, tap, pat,
stomp, use words for different kinds of notes,
add dynamics or articulations, divide the class.
Various rhythmic stylings on the CD add interest. Reproducible. Gr. 4 & up. 127 pp.
Spiral PB & Enhanced CD 6899 $34.99
Walth. 8 warm-ups in swing,
Latin, rock, ballad, samba
styles with scat or solfege
syllables. A page of intro for
each gives the focus and
key styling points. Enhanced
CD has professional demos
and PDFs to project/print.
PB & Enhanced CD 6437 $24.99
BORN TO SING DVD/CD
Juilliard graduates Elisabeth Howard
and Howard Austin teach breath
support, vibrato, range, resonance, falsetto, registers, volume
control, projection, smoothing
the “break” and building confidence. Excellent presentation of
vocal technique. 68 min.
DVD/CD 2265 $29.95
FOR THE YOUNG SINGER
DVD with the Indianapolis
Children’s Choir, and Steve
technique using visualization, movement, and aural
modeling. Exercises demonstrate vocal concepts and warm-ups to
improve intonation and tone quality. Also
provides a fine choir sound and vocal model.
63 min. DVD
VOICES by Paul Nesheim
with Weston Noble. Concise,
comprehensive study of
vocal technique for choral
rehearsal or private instruction. 60 exercises address
specific vocal concepts.
Accomp. in all keys. 207 pp.
Director Spiral PB Q605 $34
Singer PB Q606 $3.95
45 Accompanied Vocal
Warm-ups that Teach
Technique by Andy Beck.
11 categories with purpose
evident in the words of each
vocalize. Never Louder than
Lovely, Sing We Sforzando,
A Diphthong Song, DO Is Like a Rock, Sing a
Half Step, I Can Sing My Part, and more. Piano
accompaniment printed and included with light
orchestration on the enhanced CD, which also
includes PDFs of the student vocal lines.
Spiral PB & Enhanced CD 8616 $34.99
QUICK STARTS FOR YOUNG
CHOIRS: Activities and Ideas
to Focus Young Singers by
Cristi Cary Miller & Angela K.
McKenna. Games, exercises, &
movement to warm-up, train
ears, sight sing, break tension,
reinforce technique. 96 pp.
PB 8108 $12.99
GADGETS FOR GREAT
SINGING: Inventive and
Inexpensive Tools to
Empower Your Singers by
Christy Elsner. Food, kitchen
utensils, masks, sponges, bubbles, ladder, balls, pantyhose,
mirrors and more to reinforce
all elements of singing. 72 pp.
PB 6281 $19.99
115 TANG TUNGLING
TONGUE TWISTERS FROM A
TO Z! by Greg Gilpin. Tongue
twisters set to music, for
diction, warm-ups, and fun
PB 7778 $12.99
Choir Builders by Rollo Dilworth
CHOIR BUILDERS: Fundamental
Vocal Techniques for Classroom
and General Use
54 inventive songs and exercises,
unison to 2-,3-, or 4-part. Demo
CD, too. PB & CD 6528 $29.99
CHOIR BUILDERS FOR
GROWING VOICES: 18 Vocal
Exercises for Warm-up &
Workout cover staccato/legato,
proper syllable stress, major/
minor, range, interval training,
articulation, and more.
PB & P/A CD 6542 $19.99
CHOIR BUILDERS 2 FOR
GROWING VOICES: 24 More
Vocal Exercises for Warm-up
& Workout. Reproducible pages
and Orff/percussion parts.
PB & P/A CD 6563 $19.99