Your Complete Kindescope Series DVD is a compilation of six songbooks, covering all areas of Foundation Stage learning. See each title below.
The DVD contains lyrics, piano music, guitar chords - vocal tracks and also accompaniment only tracks. Many of the songs have additional activity ideas.
Lets Grow - Based on Knowledge and understanding of the world, perfect songs to support topics on growth, ourselves, plants, animals, weather, seasons, change and the environment.
Awareness and respect for living things; Recognition of basic colours; Understanding of growth; Introduction to birth and life cycles; Body awareness; Personal safety; Understanding of the seasons; Naming young animals; Learning about small creatures; Respect and care for the environment; Awareness of similarities and differences; Looking at patterns and change; Understanding past and present; Knowledge of night and day; Observation of weather; Questioning and predicting.
Holding Hands - An exciting songbook to support Personal, social, and emotional development.
Confidence and independence; Body awareness and control; Development of relationships; Positive attitudes; Respect for self and others; Good self-steem; Understanding of right and wrong; Health and hygiene issues; Turn taking; Good manners; Response to a greeting; Care for the environment; Listening skills; Sitting still; Working collaboratively; Joining in; Following instructions; Self-expression; Positive behaviour.
Big Steps Little Steps - An action packed songbook based on Physical Development.
Confidence and independence; Body control and co-ordination; Body awareness; Negotiating space, objects and others; Using a variety of movements; Expressing feelings through movement; Adjusting speed; Changing direction; Language of movement; Responding to and interpreting different rhythms; Combining movements; Making movement patterns; Isolating each finger; Pincer and tripod grip practice; Dressing skills; Working collaboratively; Ball skills; Following instructions; Awareness of health, rest and exercise; Understanding Forwards and Backwards ; Concept of Push and Pull.
Sounds like Fun - An exciting songbook to support Communication, Language and Literacy.
Listening skills; Confidence to join in; Awareness of print; Pre-writing skills; Writing for a purpose; The joy of stories; Care and handling of books; Experimenting with sounds; Letter recognition; Practising phonics; Learning the alphabet; Opportunities for interaction; Development of language skills; Use of mime and facial expression; Imagination and expression of ideas; Understanding of questions and answers; Opportunities for description; Following instructions; Sequencing and predicting; Learning days of the week; Awareness of rhyme.
Maths more or less - Supporting Problem-solving, Reasoning and Numeracy, these songs offer original ways to practise and develop early mathematical concepts and skills.
Number awareness; Recognition of simple numbers; Use of mathematical language; More or less; Number matching; Counting up and down; Sequencing; Use of zero; Position; Measures; Basic shapes; Tall and short; Full and empty; Problem solving; Comparison; Counting in twos; Introduction to subtraction/addition; Awareness of much larger numbers; And more...
Ideas Start Here - An action packed songbook based on creative development.
Listening; Exploration of sound and pitch; Awareness of musical dynamics and tempo; Introduction to musical expression; Care and control of percussion instruments; Introduction to other musical instruments; Confidence to join in with song; Confidence to perform to others; Participation as part of an audience; Music making with others; Learning about colours and colour mixing; Model making and fixing methods; Pattern making; Creative thoughts and ideas; Story making and role-play; Response and movement to rhythm; Ability to match movement to music; Body awareness in dance; Expressive dance.