More Than Singing

Discovering Music in Preschool and Kindergarten
Moomaw, Sally (Book - 1997)
More Than Singing
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Do you wonder if "The Wheels on the Bus" and rhythm bands are the only way to share music with kids? More Than Singing is the book for you! More than 100 activities! Ideas for songs, instrument making, music centers, and extensions into language, science, and math. Clear directions and musical notations. Audio CD contains all songs in the book, accompanied by guitar or Autoharp. Includes songs for movement and transitions.
Authors: Moomaw, Sally, 1948-
Title: More than singing
discovering music in preschool and kindergarten
Publisher: St. Paul : Redleaf Press, 1997.
Characteristics: xii, 257 p. :,ill. ;,27 cm. +,1 sound cassette (analog)
Contents: Preface
1. The music-rich classroom
Music and the young child
Music and the early childhood teacher
Music and the early childhood classroom
2. Songs
Teachers' questions
Song activities
2.1. Rockabye, lullaby
2.2. Birdie
2.3. Fire truck's on the way
2.4. 3 little bats
2.5. Autumn leaves
2.6. It was snow
2.7. My special friend
2.8. Clouds
2.9. Hurry Mama
2.10. Thunder
2.11. Bingo, revisited
2.12. Lullaby world
2.13. Hush, little baby
2.14. Tornado
2.15. Swish, swish, swish
2.16. No witches
2.17. How does it go? (inclusion activity)
3. Rhythm
Teachers' questions
Rhythm activities
3.1. Class names
3.2. Dinosaurs
3.3. Friend
3.4. Who can play?
3.5. Monkeys, monkeys
3.6. Dinosaurs, dinosaurs
3.7. Pizza
3.8. Lost toys
3.9. Silly Sally rap
3.10. 5 little snowmen
3.11. Our garden
3.12. Carrot, carrot
3.13. Pizza combo
3.14. Rain sounds
3.15. Rain, rain, go away
4. Instruments
Teachers' questions
Instrument activities
4.1. Wood blocks
4.2. Triangles
4.3. Corn maracas
4.4. Water maracas
4.5. Finger cymbals
4.6. Jingle bells
4.7. Scraped shells
4.8. Coconut shells
4.9. Cymbals
4.10. Drums
4.11. Tambourines
4.12. It was snow (ensemble)
4.13. Rain, rain, go away (ensemble)
4.14. Thunder (ensemble)
4.15. Music listening game
5. Music centers
Teachers' questions
Music center activities
5.1. Wood blocks
5.2. Mallet medley
5.3. Triangles
5.4. Maracas
5.5. Shekere
5.6. Rainsticks
5.7. Brake drums
5.8. Tongue drum
5.9. Glissando cans
5.10. Chimes
5.11. Flower pots
5.12. Multicultural bells
5.13. Bamboo xylophone
5.14. Glockenspiels
5.15. Bottle scale
5.16. Lap harp
6. Movement
Teachers' questions
Movement activities
6.1. Stretching
6.2. Step, step, step
6.3. Leaves falling
6.4. Turtle
6.5. Caterpillar
6.6. Soft white snowflakes
6.7. The hippopotamus
6.8. 5 brown acorns
6.9. 5 little ducks
6.10. Little mouse
6.11. There's a rabbit (inclusion activity)
6.12. Our train
6.13. Dance myself dizzy
6.14. Rainbows of color
6.15. Dance area
7. Music throughout the day
Teachers' questions
Music activities for throughout the day
7.1. With our blocks
7.2. Butter making
7.3. Hammering
7.4. Snip, snip, snip (inclusion activity)
7.5. Throw that ball
7.6. Jump myself jiggly
7.7. Where, oh where? (transition song)
7.8. I have a friend (transition song)
7.9. Put on our socks (transition song)
7.10. What will you do? (transition song)
7.11. Look at what we're wearing (transition song)
7.12. Everybody have a seat (transition song)
7.13. If your name begins (transition song)
7.14. Field trip song (transition song)
7.15. Children's songs
7.16. Listening guide to music of diverse cultures
7.17. Music concepts throughout the day
8. Group times
Teachers' questions
Sample lesson plans for two year olds
8.1. All about us
8.2. Wake up
8.3. Animals
Sample lesson plans for three to four year olds
8.4. Autumn
8.5. Winter
8.6. Zoo
Sample lesson plans for four to five year olds
8.7. Friends
8.8. Dance
8.9. Pizza
Sample lesson plans for kindergarten
8.10. Babies
8.11. Spring weather
8.12. Sea
Resource information
Index of songs, chants, and poems.
Local Note: 118 210 211
ISBN: 1884834345
Statement of Responsibility: by Sally Moomaw
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-256) and index.
Subject Headings: Preschool music Instruction and study.
Topical Term: Preschool music
LCCN: 97019869
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