School Songs includes easy, very singable songs for Social Studies, Science and Reading in the elementary classroom. All of the songs have lead sheets with guitar or ukulele chords and some include full scores with parts for Orff instruments, ukulele, and/or home made marimbas.
The CD is professionally recorded and performed by Brent Holl, folk singer and former music teacher. He uses acoustic guitar, melodica, all manner of special percussion instruments and a home made marimba. Teachers who have marimbas, ukuleles, or Orff instruments in thier classrooms will be able to recreate the simple accompaniments for the songs that include full scores.
Teach geography with Trip to Egypt or Fly to China. Energize your social studies lessons with In the Good Old USA and The Three Resources. Study condensation, precipitation, and water vapor by singing The Water Cycle! The songs were written by Phyllis Gaskins to address the learning objectives in science, social studies and reading for the elementary students in her classes.