Some books are created from children’s songs like “The Itsy Bitsy Spider. Others lend themselves to adding songs – like Sr. Seuss’s “Many Colored Day”. In an upcoming blog, I’ll share how I added instruments to “Brown Bear, Brown Bear” in a recent intergenerational group.
And, there are those that…well, see for yourself.
What are your favorite children’s books that are set to songs or can be set to song? A few of my music therapy friends and I are compiling a list. We’d love your thoughts. Be sure and let us in on the tunes the stories use.
- Time Songs for Children (musicsparks.wordpress.com)
- Children’s Songs for Earth Day (musicsparks.wordpress.com)
- Itsy Bitsy Spider-type of songs? (ask.metafilter.com)
- Multitasking Instruments (musicsparks.wordpress.com)