[Surfnetkids: 29 Jun 2011] Preschool Songs

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#1. June 29, 2011

Barbara J. Feldman
Dear Reader,

Wishing all my American readers a very happy Independence Day. Long may freedom ring, throughout our country and around the world.

And for 4th of July resources, here are a few links:

Independence Day Fun

Recommended Declaration of Independence Sites: from Surfnetkids

Independence Day Coloring Pages from Free Kids Coloring.

American Flag Word Search

Declaration of Independence Quiz

4th of July Craft Ideas from Independence Day Fun.

And for an more exhaustive list, here is a search across all sites in the Feldman Publishing network: http://bjf.me/l5Y6sq

See ya on the Net,
Barbara J. Feldman
"Surfing the Net with Kids"

#2. Preschool Songs

by Barbara J. Feldman

Preschool Songs Printable (** for premium members only)

For oodles of sing-along fun, these sites provide lyrics for all the classics (such as Twinkle, Twinkle or Muffin Man) as well as fun, new words for original piggy-back songs sung to familiar tunes.

Bookwakwala: Songs
These original animated music videos celebrate all sorts of common experiences, such as moving to a new neighborhood, making an echo with a friend, eating with chopsticks or trying new things. The tunes are catchy and the lyrics are easy to understand: great fun for sing-alongs at the computer. Be sure to explore the rest of the site, including the musical games, animations and stories.

Everything Preschool: Preschool Songs
Hundreds of song lyrics, both traditional and original, are categorized by topic, such as Farm Animal Songs, Sports Songs and even Popcorn Songs. Some of the lyrics are sung to well-known melodies, such as Old MacDonald, Pop Goes the Weasel or the Hokey Pokey. Others are lyrical finger plays without specific melodies. The rest of the site is chock full of preschool themes, lesson plans, crafts, and alphabet activities.

Mrs. Jones’ Room: Sing-Along Songs
Mrs. Jones is a Pennsylvania kindergarten teacher with an amazing website. Her sing-along page starts with a list of recommended music sites, followed by a really long list of song lyrics. My favorites are the alphabet songs, with lyrics for all the letters as well as vowel and consonant sounds (consonant digraphs, long and short vowels, and consonant blends.) “Do you know the zipper man, the zipper man, the zipper man? Do you know the zipper man? He loves to zip and zip.”

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#3. Printables Club Members Also Get …

Surfnetkids Printables Club Members also get the following printables to use in the classroom, the computer lab, the school library, or to send home with students:

Preschool Songs Printable

Karaoke Sing-Along Printable

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