Kid’s Country Song & Dance
Action, Sing-Along, Hoe-Down Fun!
Put on your western hats and boots for this toe-tappin’, knee-slappin’, dancin’, sing-a-along collection of songs, perfect for any shindig or jamboree. A delightful mix of original and traditional songs that overflow with country charm, whimsical humor and hootenanny, merry-time fun! Kick up your country heels with lively dances including, Scootin’ Dance Boogie, Knees Up Mother Brown and Cadence Square Dance. Rejoice in unforgettable, heartwarming renditions of You Are My Sunshine and Happy Trails to You. Explore our beautiful nation with a song that rhymes all 50 states, patriotic favorites and cherished classics like, Froggy Went a Courtin’, My Aunt Came Back and I Love My Rooster. A country assortment of 18 tunes that is certain to become a treasured favorite.
Includes 24 page booklet with lyrics and dance movements.
(Ages 3 & up) Runtime-52:13
Product # LS-1800CD
Parents' Choice - 2009 Approved Award
iParenting Media - 2009 Award of Excellence
Dr. Toy's 2009 - Best Children's Vacation Products
Creative Child Magazine - 2009 Seal of Excellence Award
2009 Tillywig - Sterling FUN Award
By Beverly Wrigglesworth School Library Journal
Singing Their Hearts Out: Music for young kids has come a long, long way. Here’s our guide to today’s top albums. “This country and bluegrass album includes several timeless classics, such as “Froggy Went a Courtin’,” “The Cat Came Back,” and “Shoo Fly.” The Learning Station’s Don Monopoli, Laurie Monopoli, and Jan Hrkach also include a few original tunes that’ll have kids moving and grooving. All in all, a great CD for story time and other programs.
By John Wood, Kidzmusic.com, April 2009
A lot of thought and talent went into this action-packed and kid-friendly collection of participatory taste-of-country collection. The traditional and welcome original tunes weave together flawlessly and the 20-page movement guide will have you up and moving.
What's the story? By Jessica Dawson, Common Sense Media, April 2009
If you haven't heard the music of The Learning Station, don't worry, your children probably have. This established, talented group of educators has won numerous awards for their music, including Dr. Toy's 100 Best Children's Products, and is often used in preschool and lower elementary classrooms across the country. Now fans can put on their cowboy and cowgirl boots and get scootin' to some knee-slappin, banjo-beats. KID'S COUNTRY SONG & DANCE includes 18 singalong songs, a 24-page booklet with lyrics, actions, and dance movements, and a whole lot o' fun to get you and your youngun's dancin'.
Is it any good?
The Learning Station is all about "healthy music for a child's heart, body, and mind." No doubt their latest release, Kid's Country Song & Dance will get fans on their feet, moving and singing to a fun country beat. This album encourages and teaches movement, listening, patterns and repetition, coordination, numbers, and vocabulary.
There are some old, recognizable favorites, like "You Are My Sunshine" and "Cotton Eyed Joe," and others such as "Shoo Fly," "Knees Up Mother Brown," and "Shake Your Sillies Out" that kids will absolutely love to shake, stomp, wiggle, and giggle to. There's even a song naming the 50 states, (to the tune of "Oh! Susanna") that will have your preschoolers ready for geography. Every tune is a dandy on this family album, and will have everyone dancing until the cows come home. http://www.commonsensemedia.org/music-reviews/kids-country-song-dance
Tuesday, March 17, 2009 By Courtney Hutson, One Bored Mommy
Want to give you kids the ability to sing, dance and use their imagination? Want to see your kids be active, laugh and enjoy music performed by people who obviously love helping children learn, have fun & grow? Then "The Learning Station" is a company you don't want to pass up...
These songs are fun and make the kids want to grab their banjo and play some good ol' country music. LOL! Put on your western hats and boots for this toe-tappin', knee slappin', dancin' sing-a-long collection of songs.
I would recommend The Learning Station to any parent looking for some music to inspire their kids to get up and get active. These songs are not ones that are going to make your child sit still! LOL!! They are going to want to get up and move around...dance and prance and shake their groove thing. Trust me...I saw it put into action with my four kids. http://oneboredmommy.blogspot.com/search?q=the+learning+station
By Midwest Book Review, Children's Bookwatch , Music Shelf, March 2009
Kid's Country Song & Dance: Action, Sing-Along, Hoe-Down Fun! is a music CD with included lyrics and dance instructions, created to help spark some knee-slapping fun at parties or any old time! The sing-along assortment includes a blend of traditional and original songs, performed with country-time gusto. Especially recommended as a way to help young people find fun in moving around while experiencing a bit of American culture! http://www.midwestbookreview.com/cbw/mar_09.htm#musi
By C. Annicelli, Playthings, August 1, 2009
Returning Favorites: In a children's music space chock full of new releases, longevity may be the best seal of approval when deciding what to buy. With that thought in mind, here are several new titles from children's music artists with well-established bona fides.
Long-running children's musical trio The Learning Station returns with Kid's Country Song & Dance ($15), from Don Monopoli Productions, Melbourne, Fla. The 18-song CD features classics like "You Are My Sunshine" mixed with original tunes designed to inspire kids to get up and dance.
By Mary Cluley, Notre Dame Catholic School in Wichita Falls, TX
"I am a PE teacher. I LOVE your CD's and own most of them. Last evening, we did "Square Dance Cadence" from Kid's Country Song and Dance at half time of our football game. Our kindergarten, 1st and 2nd graders performed this. The crowd LOVED it. It was so great! I just want to thank you for making the most awesome music! We have been practicing this for about a week and the kids did SO great. Again, thank you for making a wonderful product."
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