A Day Full of Song

Work Songs from a Waldorf Kindergarten

Karen Lonsky; Illustrated by Victoria Sander

Availability:
Out of print

Quick Look

42 original songs in the mood of the fifth, created for a range of activities in the kindergarten day.

Format:
spiral-bound
Size:
178 x 216 mm
Publisher:
WECAN (Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America)
Subject:
Steiner-Waldorf Education; WECAN (Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America)
Illustrations:
b/w illustrations
Extent:
64 pages
ISBN:
9780981615974
Publication date:
01 Jan 2009

Description

42 original songs in the mood of the fifth, created for a range of activities in the kindergarten day.

Karen Lonsky offers 42 original songs in the mood of the fifth created for a range of activities in the kindergarten day, from grinding grain and raking leaves, to washing hands and cleaning, to story time and birthday celebrations. They form a delightful and healing way to carry children through the day.

Charmingly illustrated with pencil drawings by Victoria Sander.

A companion CD, with vocal and instrumental versions of all the songs, is available separately.

Author

Karen Lonsky has been working in Waldorf kindergartens for over 20 years. She and her husband Joe are also professional musicians with a nine-piece rhythm-and-blues band.

Victoria Sander attended the Rudolf Steiner School in New York City and is a recent graduate of the eurythmy school in Spring Valley, New York. Victoria has an extensive background in art and music, both subjects she has taught to children of many ages in America and Europe. She is now performing with the Goetheanum Eurythmy Stage Group in Dornach, Switzerland.

Links

A CD featuring all of the songs in Day Full of Song is also available:
Day Full of Song: Companion CD

These books might also be of interest to teachers looking for music and rhymes for classroom use:
The Waldorf Song Book by Brien Masters
Music Through the Grades for the Developing Child by Diane Ingraham Barnes
Gesture Games for Spring and Summer and the Companion CD
Gesture Games for Autumn and Winter

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