08/13/2018 In Stock
In Stock 08/13/2018 Rudolf Steiner Press
7.5 X 9.7 in 76 pg
EDUCATION / Arts in Education
This treasure trove anthology is filled with songs and seasonal verses to delight children and encourage them to sing and play. Illustrated throughout with color images, Summer Songbookfeatures four thematic sections: “Animals and Birds”; “Nature”; “Dancing, Rounds, and Games”; and “Silly Verses.”
Providing ample material for teachers and parents, the book also includes selections of rhyming words; commentary on the significance of repetition, rhythm, and beat; suggestions for incorporating movement and gesture; and practical teaching and parenting tips.
For years, teachers, parents, and students have asked Sally Schweizer to publish her collections of songs and verses. Here they are, presented in four wonderful anthologies that inspire the imagination and celebrate the seasonal cycle.
Sally Schweizer grew up in a musical and literary family. Inspired by her uncle, the composer Benjamin Britten, she has loved music and language from an early age and has combined them with teaching throughout her life, filling her kindergarten with songs, poetry and stories. Apart from being a singer and multi-instrumentalist, Sally is an educational consultant, linguist, keen gardener, craftsperson, mother, and grandmother. She is also the author of Well, I Wonder: Childhood in the Modern Worldand Under the Sky: Playing, Working, and Enjoying Adventures in the Open Air. Sally is currently developing a YouTube channel.