This book would be an excellent visual for introducing classical music and the terminology for the symphony.
This book would be a great resource to use when introducing the instruments and when learning about the letter Z.
I would have the students play the triangle every time the animals hear a new sound. The students will play the triangle two times when it says, "What do you hear?"
The students will use finger play to count down from the four buttons to zero buttons. The students will pat their legs to sing along with the song, "My Four Groovy Buttons."
The students will clap and sing the song, "I love my white shoes."
I would have the students shake the maracas every time the word silly is read. The students would shake the maracas in a silly way whenever they heard the word, "Silly."
Every time the students hear "Itchy Itchy" the students will use the sand blocks and rub the blocks together to make the "itchy itchy" sound. The students will take turns using the sand blocks.
I would have the students make the shape of an alligator with their arms. Every time I read the words "alligator purse" the students would chomp their alligator arms down one time.
I would use the wooden block with the mallet every time an animal says, "SCAT!" I would hit the mallet to the block one time. I would have the other students pat on their legs every time an animal said "SCAT!"
I would hold up my five fingers to represent the number of pumpkins. I would use the sand blocks every time a pumpkin talked. I would take away my five fingers when the five little pumpkins rolled out of sight.
I would use the maracas every time "Tikki Tikki Tembo no sa rembo chari bari ruchi pip-peri pembo" was said. I would shake both maracas together.
I would use the triangle every time the word pink is read aloud. The students would take turns to playing the triangle one time when they heard the word pink. Pink was the name of the small piglet.
I would use the small tone block with the mallet for the sound of the cows typing. Every time the students hear "Click Clack" they would hit the block with the mallet three times for "Click Clack."