In the faraway town of Figgy-tra-ling,
you may hear the faint ring of a thing that goes ping!
Join in the quest for the thing that goes ping –
and meet some fun animals along the way!
In the Amazonian jungle,
you’ll find monkeys, rats and shrews . . .
pumas, sloths and marmosets.
Which ones would you choose?
Come along on a rollicking romp through the jungle.
Now available in eBook & Print on Demand (POD). Full anthology and individual chapter titles.
Selected by Mark Carthew, illus. by Jobi Murphy, Random House Australia 2008, Leaping Lizards Press 2020.
Children’s Book Council of Australia 2009 Early Childhood Notable book! FREE songs available (see music section)
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THE PROGRAM THAT TRAINS YOU AS YOU TEACH.
A stunningly easy program for teaching music using the Orff approach.
NO ORFF EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.
Orff practitioner and award-winning Australian composer Tamara O'Brien joins forces with Dr Mark Carthew, Children's rhyme guru, to bring 10 delightful Orff-based units to life. Utilising speech, rhyme, rhythm, body percussion, movement, tuned and untuned percussion ... and lots of exploration and improvisation ... these infectious activities all lead to joyful performance.
Clearly set out, easy to follow steps – a recipe for success.
Activities supported by CD tracks and filmed demonstrations.
Little to no set-up time required.
Each unit steps the teacher and students through an Orff-based approach to exploring music.
Each package consists of:
BOOK of lesson plans
CD demos of songs, backings and teaching ideas
DVD workshop of Tamara teaching students (+ teacher tips)!