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This beautiful 35 page E-book shares more than 10 different musical crafts you can make from recycled materials. Based on real traditional instruments from around the world, kids and their teachers or parents can use these easy and fun crafts to
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Travel around the globe and explore world cultures through music! These 12 activities and 8 coloring pages introduce students to a world of music-related fun, from Australian clapsticks to Indian ankle bells and Egyptian rattles. From Andean
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Maracas are one of the simplest instruments to play. With roots in Latin American and Hispanic culture, they consist of a pair of rattles with handles. This pdf shares the history of this percussion instrument as well as an easy craft activity to
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This E-book and cd combination share authentic music from the Andes mountains performed on traditional instruments. The E-Book is titled: A Child’s Life In The Andes and brings the culture of that region alive with rich photographs, great
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Explore Native American culture with this easy and green craft activity. Kids construct and tune their own percussion instrument that resembles traditional turtle shell rattles. The pdf also offers tips for playing rattles as well as information
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Although you can find clapsticks – two sticks used as percussion - in various countries around the world, this version from Australia is a wonderfully creative music craft that can be used as part of any music, geography or world cultures
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The bolang gu (pinyin: bo lang gu) is a hand-held percussion instrument that is also called a monkey drum. Although these simple and fun drums are often seen as children’s toys (especially at Chinese New Years celebrations), they actually date
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What a wonderful way to wish someone a merry Christmas! This song was written by Puerto Rican singer/songwriter Jose Feliciano and is loved all around the world!   This package includes the mp3, and lyric sheet for the song. SAVE 10 - 15% This
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Travel around the globe and explore world cultures through music with this new E-book: 10 Musical Crafts To Celebrate Hispanic Heritage. These 10 activities and 5 coloring pages are a perfect introduction to the beautiful and diverse music and
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DARIA's I HAVE A DREAM song is one of the most popular classrooms songs about MLK both in the USA and around the world. This song was released as part of a multicultural children’s music cd that received special honors from NAPPA – The National
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Traditional ankle bells worn by dancers are known by various names in different parts of India. In Tamilnadu, they are known as Salangai. In Kerala, they are called Chilanka. In North India, you can find ankle bells called ghungroo. In this easy
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World Music children’s performer DARIA (Daria Marmaluk-Hajioannou) has spent the last two decades performing around the world, collecting and creating music to inspire all the world’s children. This mini-cd shares 5 wonderful songs for celebrating
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Rhythm sticks are found all around the world and are great for musical play. Hawaiian rhythm sticks, called pu’illi, offer a unique twist on this musical activity that can be used in any classroom or homeschool environment. This make-your-own
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A rainstick is a long, mainly hollow tube that makes a quiet sound when tilted from side to side. Originally made of dried lengths of the chola cactus, this pdf shares background information on the instrument and a simple, recycled craft, safe for
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The tiny but migthy ukelele is a huge part of Hawaiian folklore. This zip file includes a full color mini-poster as well as a black and white coloring page perfect for bulletin boards, students or adding to any school or homeschool unit on
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The Latin American guiro is an easy instrument to make and play. This pdf shares the background of the instrument, several variations and a craft to make your own guiro from a recycled water bottle plus a scraper. It also shares some of the basic
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Travel around the globe to discover a world of unique musical instruments from various traditions and cultures. Each instrument has a black and white image and background information. A map and key allows students to see the region of origin of
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Castanets are a pair of small hand-held instruments that click together to make the most wonderful rhythms! You can find them in Spain but also in Italy and Portugal, too! Many historians think that castanets – or castañuelas as they are called in
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Have you ever had a teacher who made you feel like you could accomplish great things? Was there a special person at your school; like a librarian or counselor, who helped you to understand that you were someone valuable and worthy? Teachers do
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Explore this unique instrument that can be found in China, Tibet, Nepal and India and is used in both music and meditation. This pdf shows how to make a simple version of this instrument from recycled materials and offers detailed pictures of
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Called "an ambassador of song" by the Newark Star-Ledger, DARIA (Daria Marmaluk-Hajioannou) has spent a lifetime sharing the joy and creativity of music with audiences around the planet. Her world music for children website (www.dariamusic.com) as well as her cd recordings have won numerous Parent's Choice, NAPPA, Creative Child and Children's Music Web Awards. DARIA has represented the United States at World Expo in Seville, Spain and was chosen as a national teaching artist for the STOMP/PULSE project. In 2008, she was awarded a Citation From Commonwealth of Pennsylvania “Commending an Exemplary Record of Service in the Field of Education”. In 2012, her Youtube channel of educational children’s music animations surpassed 500,000 views.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Daria’s teaching style is interactive. Her music is created so that it can be used in a variety of different ways and as part of different teaching/learning styles. DARIA’s musical crafts allow children to explore world cultures at the same time adding their own personal approaches to both the artwork and the musical aspects of the project.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2009 - Parent’s Choice Award for Outstanding Children’s Website: www.dariamusic.com 2008 - Parent’s Choice Award for: Grandchildren’s Delight Grammy Ballotted for intergenerational release: Grandchildren’s Delight Friend of Education Award From: PSEA – Pennsylvania State Education Association Citation From Commonwealth of Pennsylvania “Commending an Exemplary Record of Service in the Field of Education” 2007- National Parent’s Choice Award for: Beautiful Rainbow World Arts Commentary Grant Recipient – Chosen To Create a Multicultural Curriculum for the Early Education Classroom 2006 - Delegate to United Nations – UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues NAPPA Honor Award for: I Have A Dream (National Association of Parenting Publications) 2004 - Children’s Music Web – Best New Artist For Younger Children STOMP-PULSE One of five artists chose nationally as “STOMP Teaching artists” by Honda Corp. as part of the STOMP/ PULSE Tour

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.A. in Ethnomusicology from Friends World College, Huntingdon, NY Internship, Library of Congress, Internship, Danzas Wiraqocha, Cusco, Peru, Extended Field Work - Canchis, Puno and Ancash, Peru, Extended Field Work - South Appalachian Folklife Center

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

World Music childrens performer DARIA (Daria Marmaluk-Hajioannou) has spent the last two decades performing in the US and around the world, creating music to inspire all the world’s children. Along with five national awards for her culturally diverse music, Daria’s website (www.dariamusic.com) was given a 2009 Parent’s Choice Award and offers many great resources for teachers, parents and kids of all abilities. Along with bilingual versions of popular world music songs, Daria’s “I Have A Dream” Song is used widely to celebrate MLK Day. Her Earth Day anthem “We’ve Got The Whole World In Our Hands” is used in the US as well as in Singapore and Japan. Her “Beautiful Rainbow World” song is used in Australia as part of a “Respecting Others” curriculum for preschoolers as well as in South African schools as part of a “Teach Tolerance” initiative. Daria’s live show is fully interactive as she brings a variety of exciting world traditions to life, allowing children to become a part of the celebration and the fun.