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Instrument Play: “Jump In the Line”

To start off the year in high spirits, students explored and played instruments to Harry Belafonte’s “Jump In The Line.” This song provides a strong beat to follow in shaking, tapping, and making music. Instruments choices were clatterpillars, guiro, maracas, … Continue reading

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The Itsy Bitsy Spider Production

The itsy bitsy spider climbed up the water spout. Down came the rain, and washed the spider out. Out came the sun, and dried up all the rain. And the itsy bitsy spider climbed up the spout again. Familiar nursery … Continue reading

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Cultural Immersion: Japan

The Chopsticks learned about Japanese culture this summer through singing and dancing to “Sakura,” playing the autoharp (sounds like a koto), and playing the kokoriko. ¬†We learned how to dance in Japanese style with large and slow arm movements; contrary … Continue reading

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