Music teaches children about themselves and others
- 387 Downloads
Young children can learn about their own feelings and moods through listening to music, by singing songs, and by expressively moving to music. Music and song provide an enjoyable way to introduce young children to the songs and tales of other cultures as well as familiarizing children with words in other languages. A listing of folk songs suitable for early childhood classrooms is provided to support teachers' use of music with children's singing and moving.
Key Wordsmusic young children multicultural sensitivity
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- Crook, E., Reimer, B., & Walker, D. (1981).Silver Burdett music. Morristown, NJ: Silver Burdett.Google Scholar
- Gershwin, G., Gershwin, I., & Heyward, D. (1935).Porgy and Bess. New York: Chappell.Google Scholar
- Honig, A. S. (1995). Singing with infants and toddlers.Young Children, 50, 72–78.Google Scholar
- Honig, A. S. & Lally, J. R. (1981).Infant caregiving: A design for training. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press.Google Scholar
- Johnston, R. (1984).Folk songs North America sings: A sourcebook for all teachers. Toronto: E. C. Kerby.Google Scholar
- Langer, S. (1951).Philosophy in a new key. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.Google Scholar
- Mills, A. (1963).Favorite French folk songs. New York: Oak.Google Scholar
- Moorat, J., & Woodroffe, P. (1980).Thirty old-time nursery songs. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Thames & Hudson.Google Scholar
- Nichols, B., & Honig, A. S. (1995). The influence of an inservice music education program on young children's responses to music.Early Childhood Development and Care, 113, 19–29.Google Scholar
- Wilder, Z., & Sendak, M. (1965).Lullabies and night songs. New York: Harper & Row.Google Scholar