Songs and activities for 3-5 year olds based on popular topics. Includes a free CD for full audio support.
Musical Steps: Animals has been specially designed for early years practitioners without any musical experience to help introduce music through popular topics.
No music reading is required with this friendly, full-colour guide packed with photos and simple, step-by-step instructions on how to teach the songs and actions. Each song is accompanied by related activities that link into key areas such as Personal, social and emotional development and Communication and language. There are also plenty of child-initiated activity ideas and clear guidance for observation.
A free CD is included with catchy backing tracks and sample performances to make learning the songs fun and easy so everyone will be singing along in no time!
Topics include: Wild animals, Farm animals, Pets
Cathy McCallum has a degree in music and over twenty years' teaching experience as a primary school class teacher and a music specialist. Cathy founded Musical Steps in 2002 after her first baby was born. Musical Steps baby, toddler and preschool music classes explore a whole range of educational, fun-filled musical activities to encourage all-round development in children aged 4 months to 5 years. To find out more about Musical Steps classes, visit www.musicalsteps.co.uk