Start the Music Strategies: Appendix

MENC’s Early Childhood Publications

Charlie Horse Instrument Posters. #5006
Designing Music Environments for Early Childhood. ISBN 1-56545-131-7. #1089
Early Childhood Creative Arts. ISBN 0-88314-522-7. #1611
Music in Prekindergarten: Planning and Teaching. ISBN 1-56545-017-5 #1031
Orff Re-Echoes. #1301
Orff Schulwerk: Brief History, Description, and Issues in Global Dispersal. #1300
Prekindergarten Music Education Standards (brochure). #4015
Promising Practices: Prekindergarten Music Education. ISBN 0-940796-64-3. #1498
Readings in Early Childhood Music Education. ISBN 1-56545-015-9. #1043
Sing! Move! Listen! Music and Young Children (video). ISBN 1-56545-024-8. #3081
SoundPlay: Understanding Music Through Creative Movement. ISBN 1-56545-130-9. #3003
Spotlight on Early Childhood Music Education. ISBN 1-56545-138-4. #1691
Strategies for Teaching Prekindergarten Music. ISBN 1-56545-083-3. #1644
TIPS: The Child Voice. ISBN 1-56545-105-8. #1101
TIPS: Music Activities in Early Childhood. ISBN 0-940796-76-7. #1097

For complete ordering information on these and other MENC publications, contact:

MENC Publication Sales
1806 Robert Fulton Drive
Reston, VA 20191-4348
Credit card holders may call 1-800-828-0229.

All MENC publications – and a great deal of other resources – are listed on the MENC web site at

NAEYC’s Music Related Early Childhood Publications

Feeling Strong, Feeling Free: Movement Exploration for Young Children. #100
Follow Me Too: A Handbook of Movement Activities of 3-to-5-Year-Olds. #734
Learning Can Be Fun (video). #851
Music Across the Curriculum (video). #832
Music in Our Lives: The Early Years. #107
Music Play: Bah Bah Be-Bop (video). #810
Project Spectrum: Early Learning Activities. #720
Reaching Potentials: Transforming Early Childhood Curriculum and Assessment (Vol. 2). #227
Teaching in the Key of Life. M.B. Chenfeld. #315

For complete ordering information on these and other NAEYC publications, contact:

National Association for the Education of Young Children
1509 16th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036-1426
Credit card holders may call 1-800-424-2460 x2001.

If you need to teach it, we have it covered.

Start your free trial to gain instant access to thousands of expertly curated worksheets, activities, and lessons created by educational publishers and teachers.

Start Your Free Trial

Follow us on:

Follow TeacherVision on Facebook
Follow TeacherVision on Google Plus


2016 Presidential Elections
Election season is here! Help your students understand the process of our national elections (held on Tuesday, November 8), from the President down to local representatives, with our election activities. Read short biographies of presidential candidates Hillary Rodham Clinton (D) and Donald Trump (R), explore mock election ideas, create presidential trading cards, learn election vocabulary, play election bingo and more!

October Calendar of Events
October is full of events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum! Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Earth Science Week (10/9-15), Teen Read Week (10/9-15), Metric Week (10/10-16), Chemistry Week (10/16-22), Black Poetry Day (10/17), Make a Difference Day (10/22), Black Tuesday (10/29/1929), and Halloween (10/31). Plus, celebrate Bullying Prevention Month, Computer Learning Month, Diversity Awareness Month, Family History Month, Fire Prevention Month, International Dinosaur Month, Learning Disabilities Month, and School Safety Month all October long!

Happy Halloween! Students love this fall holiday; take advantage of it! You'll find everything from costume patterns and printable Halloween masks to counting activities and vocabulary lessons.