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?
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.
Black History Month means reaching out to each other, not just during February but all through the year. The African-American experience is an ongoing journey towards equality and opportunity.
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.
The Coen brothers can do no wrong. They write, direct and produce movies that bring a sharp wit and edge to the American story. This movie pushes all the right buttons for me, style, wit and music.
... but she wows us with every other thing you can hit, scrape or bump against!
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.
What is the difference between square dancing, line dancing and contra line dancing? Let me tell you the answer and then show you some cool contra line dance moves for your classroom.
They hit the mark, they compel you to watch. Many of his movies are visually grating and gloriously colorized. His character development is one of the best in film history.
It all starts with a picture and a little bit of information if you're lucky. How do you go about finding your Grandma Emily in your family tree?
Our new house included a beautiful yard, but unfortunately, a previous owner decided to add some invasive species of trees. These trees may look nice but they end up hurting the local environment.
My pet named 'Turtleboy' was actually a tortoise. Luckily, he didn't seem to have an identity crisis over his name. Little did I know that he had a double life as a circus performer.