Jennifer Licko has been researching, collecting, performing and teaching Scottish and Irish music for over 20 years. Here she is providing a few children's songs and activities that are authentic to Scotland, easy to implement and engaging for kids.
3 Scots Dialect Children's Songs which all include a movement or game:
-the sheet music
-movement or game activity
-A listening activity
-A Writing and Reflection activity
-A Scots Dialect word matching game
-PYP Theme discussion
More about Jennifer:
Jennifer spent years living and studying in both Scotland and Ireland before moving back to the United States to visit schools as an a presenter of the Celtic Culture. Now residing in Brazil with her two little boys, dog and husband; Jennifer continues to teach at schools as an artist in residence, runs a non-profit called Highland Echoes, and pursue her career as a recording artist.
The daughter of a music teacher and the niece of a Scottish dance teacher, Jennifer grew up with music and dance in her life. She attended East Carolina School of music and earned a BA in music education, and The University of Edinburgh School of Scottish Studies to study History and the Scots Gaelic Language.
As Celtic Album of the Year winner in 2014, Jennifer has had a successful career as a professional singer, but it is only through sharing her knowledge with children that she feels truly fulfilled.