Val Sabin Publications
Music & Movement
A SET OF 17 COLOURFUL THEMED CARDS FOR PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT PLAY AND FUN ACTIVITIES WHICH CAN BE USED AT HOME, BY CHILDMINDERS OR PRACTITIONERS IN THEIR NURSERIES
by Val Sabin
Music arranged and performed by:- John Bowman (for Notivate Ltd.), John Gaine, Neil Gowland, Jacob Grant, Dave Mulligan, Lincoln Noel, Fiona O’Hare, Amy Whittle and Laura Whittle.
Illustrated by Edina Denton, Graphics by Daniel Jeffrey
This set of 17 cards has been designed to be very user-friendly – the cards are bright, colourful and highly illustrated. There are between 4 and 7 main activities on each card, all of which have extensions and an accompanying piece of music. There are 86 main activities and tracks and 104 extensions.
There is 1 CD of music for every 3 cards, making a total of 5 CDs in the set. All the music is original and has been ‘specially written to accompany the movements.
These cards have been designed to encourage physical development and play with fun. Whilst children are enjoying their activity, they are also learning through play.
Each card is themed so it will be easy to fit the movements into the theme or topic being explored by the children. At the beginning of each card, there is a brief description of the reason for the theme and the importance of that particular set of activities to children’s development.
An Action Kids Warm-up and Calm-down Song are included as part of the package.
The themed cards are :-
- Giants and Fairies
- Wriggling, Shaking and Wobbling
- Scarves / Ribbons / Streamers
- Stomping / Running / Flying
- Animals & Fish
- Move and Stop
- Words and Actions
- Dance, Beat & Shake (Percussion)
- Wind Rain & Sunshine
- Bouncing / Jumping / Bobbing up and down
- My Busy Week
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