Wow! I got lots of great responses about music in storytime. This is going to be a longer post than usual because I wanted to highlight great songs from each artist that was mentioned. Please comment below to add you favorites!
Often we use the winter holidays as a chance to explore important holidays of the diverse cultures that make up our communities, but why wait until December? Ramadan provides an excellent opportunity to celebrate religious and cultural diversity during the summer months!
Sing by Joe Raposo and Tom Lichtenheld has been nominated for a CLEL Bell award in the category Sing.
Here is what the nominator had to say about this book:
"The first few pages are wordless and subsequent pages contain minimal text. As a child and adult read together, the adult can encourage the child to tell the story of the little purple bird who can't sing."