Monthly Archives: October 2010

July Monthly Activities

Books to Read!

Ah, Music! by Aliki
Angelina Ballerina by Katharine Holabird
Bantam Of The Opera by Mary Jane Auch
Ben’s Trumpet by Rachel Isadora
Berlioz The Bear by Jan Brett
Charlie Parker Played Be Bop by Christopher Raschka
For Our Children: A Book To Benefit The Pediatric AIDS Foundation by Jan Brett and Eric Carle
Grandma’s Feather Bed by Christopher Canyon
Gershwin’s Rhapsody In Blue by Anna Harwell Celenza
I Make Music by Eloise Greenfield
John Denver’s Ancient Rhymes: A Dolphin Lullaby by Christopher Canyon and John Denver
M Is For Music by Kathleen Krull
Mama Don’t Allow by Thacher Hurd
Meet the Orchestra by Ann Hayes
Mozart Finds A Melody by Stephen Costanza
My Family Plays Music by Judy Cox
My Friend The Piano by Catherine Cowan
Olivia Forms A Band by Ian Falconer
Parade by Donald Crews
Perfect Harmony: A Musical Journey With The Boy’s Choir Of Harlem by Charles R. Smith Jr.
Punk Farm by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Ruby Sings The Blues by Niki Daly
Song and Dance Man by Karen Ackerman
Sunshine On My Shoulders by John Denver and Christopher Canyon
Swine Lake: Music and Dance Riddles by Charles Keller
Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear: A Classic Action Rhyme by Michael Hague
The Cat Who Loved Mozart by Patricia Austin
The Cello Of Mr. O by Jane Cutler
The Little Drummer Boy by Ezra Jack Keats
The Philharmonic Gets Dressed by Karla Kuskin
Thump, Thump, Rat-A-Tat-Tat by Gene Baer
Wheels on the Bus by Raffi
When Marian Sang: The True Recital Of Marian Anderson by Pam Muñoz Ryan
Woody Guthrie: Poet Of The People by Bonnie Christensen
Zin! Zin! Zin! : A Violin by Lloyd Moss

july

Original artwork by Helen Correll

Read & Rhyme

Try out these alternative words for the song A-B-C, 1-2-3 by the Tokens

(You can sing the fun words together: Dilly dilly dum dum dum dum dilly dilly Don’t forget to clap your hands and even do the twist!)

ABCDEFG
I’ll Read To You And You Read To Me
1234567
Books Give You Wings; They’re A Bit Of Heaven
7654321
Books Give You Roots That Reach For The Sun
GFEDCBA
Hooray We’re Going To The Library Today

Monthly Activities

Wonderful Websites

  • AOL Radio for Kids – This is one of the better streaming radio stations for kids. Try the Lullaby channel or the Kids Stuff! Channel for family-friendly music.
  • PBS Kids – Kids can explore their favorite PBS shows such as Curious George, Caillou, and Arthur while playing educational games.

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