Here is a collection of patriotic songs that are fun for kids and easy for sing alongs. Many have importance in our nation's history.
Carry a card in your hand and a song in your heart. When celebrating Valentine's Day with children, what quality songs and games would bring joy and a smile on everyone's face?
A Full Sensory Experience: The Santoor has a dense, wooden body shaped in a trapezoid with strings that are played with delicate wooden hammers. This is my dream instrument and worth a look.
The Earth is Our Mother is a wonderful way to incorporate music into your Earth Day Celebrations. Although it is not an authentic Native American song, its message is to take care of our world.
Charleston, South Carolina has a wealth of beautiful architecture and historical churches. What attracted this artist from India to come to Charleston during the turn of the century?
Who are the most popular science authors and show hosts? What makes them good at translating physics and astronomy to the average person? The key is that they are clear without being condescending.
The United States has a long tradition of harvest songs. Ours stem from songs sung by Native American, hymns sung by Pilgrims and finally secular folk songs that remind us of the old farm.
Do your children think that ancient Egyptians danced with angled arms and jutting hands and feet? The actual dances during the times of the Pharaohs were athletic but in a more fluid way.
It takes a special kind of person to love this CD collection. Someone that loves the bizarre and unusual. Someone that gets that the music is serious artistic expression and not a weird joke.
Does your family say 'Ho, hum' to the old Dreidel song and Oh Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah? Need to spice up your party celebrations with a youth-friendly get down groove?
In the U.S. and many parts of the world, there are many common and old (loved) Christmas songs. But also, there are Christmas songs specific to different languages, cultures and melodies.
How did two children’s books with mysterious going-ons and fantastical scenarios end up being practically joined at the hip in their delivery? Both of these stories successfully translated to film.
There is such beauty in the traditional music of China. It ranges from the instrumental ensemble to folk singing. In this article, I will give you my recommendations for both.
How do you incorporate dance and music from different countries in your classroom? How do you inspire your students or your own children to embrace the sounds and style of a different culture?