Item No: 9217


Keeping the Beat  comp. by John Feierabend. John has spent decades compiling the best of tunes, rhymes, and stories that encourage imagination and participation, and form the basis for future learning.

Get into the rhythm!  Establishing a feel for the beat is central to musical development.  All ages enjoy the games while begiinning to sense rhythm patterns with these diverse folk tunes. Whether felt in the hands, the feet, or with the whole body, the games in this book will have all participants keeping the beat.

Because they are easy to learn and fun to play, songs and rhymes with beat motions are a wonderful way to engage children, while at the same time planting seeds of musical sensitivity and imagination. This special book, for the first time, collects the most cherished of these songs and rhymes (some in danger of being lost or forgotten), enabling your family to carry on the tradition of laughter and learning for generations!

Can coordinate with First Steps in Music series or be used independently.

144 pp. Paperback

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