Looking for a fun program for your Kindergarteners and First Graders? Want to use program songs to teach your music curriculum? "Ten Little Ladybugs,” based off the book by Gerth and Huliska-Beith, provides information about how to produce an entertaining program while still teaching high quality literature aligned with your music curriculum. Grade-level teachers can also use the program as a performance opportunity, and/or in coordination with your music teacher.
This product includes:
*An overview of the program, including staging directions, costume information, sample program, sample parent letter, national music standards met, musical concepts covered, etc.
* Songs, chants, and dances for the program (including musical notation and dance directions)
* Practice and performance recordings for “The Cat Came Back” (recorded by Amy Lee and Chris Zuccaro, used with permission)
* Slideshows and SMART board files for assisting in teaching songs and lyrics, and to teach musical concepts with the program songs (specifics listed below)
* Signs for use in rehearsal, to assist students in stage directions
* A timeline list
* Program checklist
Songs, chants, and dances include:
*Mariposa (includes notation, hand jive, and slideshow for lyrics and rhythmic reading)
*Bell Horses (includes notation, game directions, instrument suggestions, and slideshow for lyrics, telling time, and rhythmic reading)
*Bluebird (includes notation, game directions, and slideshow for melodic reading)
*Seven Jumps (includes dance directions and information about where to purchase recording)
*Bee Bee Bumblebee (includes notation, game directions, and slideshow for lyrics, rhythmic reading, and ostinato)
*1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Once I Caught a Fish Alive (includes notation and slideshow for melodic reading on staff and visuals for singing in a round)
*The Cat Came Back (includes slideshow for lyrics and recordings for practice and performance. Kids LOVE this song, and the recordings are wonderful!)
*Alle Meine Entchen (includes notation, additional verses, and SMART board file for help in memorizing the lyrics—just pull the shade up and down to assist in memorization!)
*Frog in the Middle (includes notation, game directions, and slideshow for lyrics, melodic contour, and ostinato on barred instruments)
*Ladybug, Ladybug, Fly Away Home (includes notation and slideshow for lyrics, vocabulary definitions, and ostinato)
Download the preview for more information. You can also buy this product at a discount with my Kindergarten and First Grade Music Mega-Set.
Credit: Thanks to Melonheadz
for some of the clip art on the cover.
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