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RESOURCES – MATERIALS FOR THE CLASSROOM
1. MATERIALS – MUSIC
Eight-Note Deskbells -- desk-set version of the popular Handbells; ideal for those with limited mobility. Available through Music in Motion: The Music Education and Gift Catalog First Steps in Music o Nursery and Preschool o Early Elementary o Infants and Toddlers o Infants and Toddlers CDs Music Around the World Kit – Includes Musical Instruments Posters, Music Around the World Posters, Musical Instruments of the World (encyclopedia), Instruments of the Orchestra CDs and World Instruments CD. Available through Music in Motion: The Music Education and Gift Catalog. Music Around the World Posters – three sets each including eight posters and reproducible four-page study guide for students with details about the music and instruments of each country. Included in Music Around the World Kit. Available through Music in Motion: The Music Education and Gift Catalog. Math All Around Me (Reading and Math Readiness) – Jack Hartmann. Learning math through music for pre-K and K. Includes activity book, lyrics a movement ideas. Available through West Music School Year Catalog. Putumayo’s World Playground Activity Kit: A Multicultural Curriculum for K-6. Award-winning kit includes CD, teacher guide, two reproducible Student Passport Journals, World Playground Map and many extra activities. Features music from six continents; lyrics in original languages and English. Available through Music in Motion: The Music Education and Gift Catalog and West Music School Year Catalog. Step Bells – a musical instrument and great visual tool to understand pitch, directionality and intervals. Available through Music in Motion: The Music Education and Gift Catalog. Singlish – Ida Larsen. Charts, CDs, cassettes and teacher’s guides developed with Language Arts in mind. Teach sequence, form, history, a language an classic songs at the same time. Available through Music in Motion: The Music Education and Gift Catalog. Sounds We Found and More Sounds We Found– Puccio and Mariconda. Children use found objects to create rich musical sounds. Includes teacher’s book of songs with accompaniment, teaching ideas, cross-curricular activities, and reproducible student song sheets. Book and cassettes or CDs. Available through Music in Motion: The Music Education and Gift Catalog. Understanding Music (six posters, eight-page reproducible booklet)

Music – CD’s, DVD’s, VIDEOS FOR THE CLASSROOM
DVD/Video – Let’s Make Music – The Sesame Street gang joins the cast of STOMP to explore music and rhythm. Available through Music in Motion: The Music Education and Gift Catalog

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DVD/Video – Stomp Out Loud – This unique musical troupe uses ordinary objects to make extraordinary sounds. Available through Music in Motion: The Music Education and Gift Catalog. 300 Special Sound Effects – three CD set. Available through Music in Motion: The Music Education and Gift Catalog Celebrations around the World – Albrecht, Brownsey & Lantz. Global holiday songbooks and CDs with both performance and accompaniment. Available through Music in Motion: The Music Education and Gift Catalog Instruments of the Orchestra – includes 28-page illustrated booklet. Included in Music Around the World Kit. Available through Music in Motion: The Music Education and Gift Catalog Los Mariachis! – Harpole & Fogelquist. History, instruments and sounds of the mariachi tradition. Includes informational booklet. Available through West Music Catalog. Music from Around the World – Separate CDs of vocal and instrumental music in styles including African, Caribbean, Celtic, Chinese, Japanese, Latino and Native American. Available through Music in Motion: The Music Education and Gift Catalog Music and Movement in the Classroom – Steven Traugh. Lesson plans and 30 kidtested kinesthetic activities. Available through Music in Motion: The Music Education and Gift Catalog Mango Spice – Caribbean songs, recipes, games and stories. Available through West Music Catalog. Putumayo’s “Playground” series – Fosters multicultural awareness through music. Activity kits include CD, sing-along lyrics and translations, activity guide with reproducible pages and child’s Passport Journal. All available through West Music Catalog. See also Putumayo’s World Playground Activity Kit o African Playground o Caribbean Playground o Latin Playground: English and Spanish Activity Kit o Latin Playground o World Playground CD o World Playground 2 Sing Along with Putumayo – Folk and blues classics featuring noted artists; includes booklet with sing-along lyrics. Available through West Music Catalog. Songs of Latin America – Campbell & Frega. Lesson plans integrate music and social studies. Available through West Music Catalog. Songs for Learning – three-CD set with fun songs and good ranges for young children. Topics include alphabet, colors, manners, long vowels, addition and more. Available through Music in Motion: The Music Education and Gift Catalog Tempo, Level, Energy and Shapes – Lisa Garick Michaels and Randall Leonard World Instruments – included in Music Around the World Kit – Available through Music in Motion: The Music Education and Gift Catalog

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MATERIALS – DANCE
Rhythm Cards. Sound True Inc., Boulder, CO www.soundstrue.com Multicultural Folk Dance Treasure Chest Two DVDs, Two CDs and Two Guides. Available at www.humankinetics.com Dancing Scarves – Scarves for creative dance explorations. www.dancingcolors.com

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MATERIALS – VISUAL ARTS
Graphaids – a local full-service art supply store. At the local stores, they often give discounts for educators http://www.graphaids.com/ Saxarts – an art supply and equipment online store specializing in curriculum materials for educators http://www.saxarts.com/ Dick Blick – an art supply and equipment store with several local locations http://www.dickblick.com/ Pioneer Stationers – has been serving California's education system, providing high quality office and school supply products and superior customer service http://www.pioneerstationers.com/ Trash for Teaching – a Los Angeles non-profit that collects clean and safe cast-off materials from manufacturing processes (that would otherwise become trash) and repurposes them as educational resources for teachers http://www.trashforteaching.org/

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MATERIALS – CERAMICS
Aardvark Clay and Supplies, Santa Ana, CA – sells a complete line of ceramic pottery tools, equipment, and supplies for the clay artist http://aardvarkclay.com/ Dick Blick – as above, an art supply and equipment store with several local locations http://www.dickblick.com/ Laguna Clay Company, City of Industry, CA – A good source for modeling clay, plaster, custom dry or wet clay, refractory and mold making materials, mold classes, discounts and affordable shipping http://www.lagunaclay.com/ Pearl Art and Craft – An art supply source http://www.pearlpaint.com/

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE “ONLINE RESOURCES” LIST

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