Voyage in Song and Story

Music, Poetry and Plays for Teachers and Children: Kindergarten to Sixth Grade

Jeanette Resnick; Illustrated by Don Resnick

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A valuable teacher resource of songs, exercises, games, dances, poems and stories, suitable for kindergarten to Class 6 (age 12).

280 x 216 mm
Waldorf Publications
Steiner-Waldorf Education; Waldorf Publications
colour illustrations
304 pages
Publication date:
06 Aug 2020


This wonderful book is packed full of music, verses and stories from the author's forty years' experience of music teaching in a Waldorf school.

The book includes:
-- Opening exercises accompanied by movements to help focus attention on the day’s material
-- Pentatonic songs suitable for harps or recorder
-- Interactive songs and games to channel children’s exuberance
-- Traditional dances, songs, and poems inspired by cultures around the world
-- Part songs for Classes 5 and 6
-- Age-appropriate plays and music for kindergarten to Class 6

This is an invaluable resource for Waldorf class teachers and music teachers more widely, published with a spiral binding for easy lay-flat use in the classroom.


'Experiencing music at the earliest appropriate age is vital. This book is important, and its influence will stay long beyond childhood. It brings joy and connection to children, parent and teacher.'
-- Lee Evans, Professor of Music, Pace University


Jeanette Resnick taught music at the Waldorf School of Garden City, NY from 1956 to 1998, and was a regular composer for eurythmy classes. She is currently on the faculty of the Winkler Center for Adult Learning, where she has taught for the last 15 years. An accomplished musician, she studied at the Oberlin Conservatory and the Mozarteum in Salzburg, and has performed in numerous chamber recitals.

Don Resnick was born in New York and graduated from Hobart College. He studied in Salzburg, with expressionist painter Oskar Kokoschka. His work has been exhibited widely and is represented in the National Museum of American Art. He was a teacher for many years at the Waldorf School of Garden City, NY, teaching history, literature, creative writing and maths.

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