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10 Books on Music & Movement

Barnyard Dance! (Boynton on Board): Sandra Boynton: 0019628034427: Amazon.com: Books

Barnyard Dance! (Boynton on Board): Sandra Boynton: 0019628034427: Amazon.com: Books

I would use this book for everything! They can move with what the animals say to do and we could add music along with the movement for the barnyard dance.

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff (Fairytale Boards): Parragon Books: 0824921051282: Amazon.com:

The Three Billy Goats Gruff (Fairytale Boards): Parragon Books: 0824921051282: Amazon.com:

For the "tip, tap, tip, tap" I would have the students take turns using the triangle when reading that section.

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Amazon.com: From Head to Toe Board Book (9780694013012): Eric Carle: Books

Amazon.com: From Head to Toe Board Book (9780694013012): Eric Carle: Books

I would use this book for movement in my classroom. Whatever the animal did in the book, we would do as a class to see if we could do it.

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How to Speak Moo!: Deborah Fajerman: 9780764167522: Amazon.com: Books

How to Speak Moo!: Deborah Fajerman: 9780764167522: Amazon.com: Books

I would use this for both movement and music in my classroom. Whatever the type of "moo" we would make a movement or make a noise with the instruments.

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Amazon.com: Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Candlewick Biographies: Ella Fitzgerald (9780763664589)

Amazon.com: Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Candlewick Biographies: Ella Fitzgerald (9780763664589)

I would have the students come up with an instrument or a movement to do during the title line when reading.

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Amazon.com: We're Going on a Bear Hunt (Classic Board Books) (9780689815812): Helen Oxenbu

Amazon.com: We're Going on a Bear Hunt (Classic Board Books) (9780689815812): Helen Oxenbu

I could either have the students come up with sounds to the different areas they run into on their bear hunt. Or I thought about having the students make up their own hunt and turn it into a song and dance.

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Amazon.com: The Reindeer Dance (Holiday Jingles) (9781479564965): Christianne C. Jones, Em

Amazon.com: The Reindeer Dance (Holiday Jingles) (9781479564965): Christianne C. Jones, Em

This book has a lot of movement instruction in it. I would use this for music and movement.

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Little Blue Truck Leads the Way board book: Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry: 9780544568051:

Little Blue Truck Leads the Way board book: Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry: 9780544568051:

I would have each student be a different sound - "beep", "zoom", etc. They will have an instrument with each sound when I am reading it.

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Amazon.com: Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type (A Click, Clack Book) (9781481465403): Doree

Amazon.com: Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type (A Click, Clack Book) (9781481465403): Doree

For the jingle of "click clack moo.." I would have the students choose the sounds to put with it.

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Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes: James Dean, Eric Litwin: 9780061906237: Amazon.com: B

Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes: James Dean, Eric Litwin: 9780061906237: Amazon.com: B

I would add music in the background of the jingle throughout the book. I, as the teacher, would make the sound of when Pete steps in something new.

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