Kindergarten Arts Education
Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
BrainDance. More Variations for Infants Through Seniors
More Variations is comprised of 20 chapters of BrainDance movements: 1. Introduction, 2. Benefits, 3. Integrating Concepts, 4. Seated on Floor, 5. Seated in Chairs, 6. Inclusive Class, 7. Seated/Standing with Partner, 8. Ballet Barre, 9. Patterns in Choreography, 10. Floor Variation, 11. Infants,...
The Voice of Change. Episode 13
When founding Jazzberry Angie the voice visits, everyone assumes she is coming out of retirement, but they are shocked when she notifies them that they are being kicked out of the House of Jam! Featured instrument: voice; musical focus: timbre.
The Jazzberry Express. Episode 12
When noise from a new trolley line interrupts performances, the Jazzberries want it gone. It was Ella's hard work that brought the trolley, however, and she is not giving it up without a fight. Featured instrument: bell; musical focus: sound waves.
The Disappearing Act. Episode 6
When the Jazzberries each discover they are missing something, suspicion falls on Tesla the theremin, a magician whose specialty is making things disappear. Featured instrument: theremin; musical focus: theme.
Music is Universal. Episode 3
A pair of Alien Castanets inadvertently join the jam after Billie mistakes their spaceship for a disco ball. Buddy makes it his mission to communicate with them, though they speak only by clacking. Featured instrument: castanets; musical focus: music as a universal language.
Jazzberries Unplugged. Episode 1
Lars the double-necked guitar needs power to play, but the huge light show Billie has prepared has blown the House of Jam's generator. Featured instrument: double-necked guitar; musical focus: timbre and dynamics/acoustic vs. electric.
Genre Busters. Episode 10
With Louis' mom coming, the Jazzberries prepare to play her favourite song, but when Juan the one-man band keeps suggesting different genres, no one can agree on what might be the best way to play it. Featured instrument: one-man band; musical focus: genres.
Calling All Jazzberries. Episode 4
Louis is shocked when their neighbour, Sal the trumpet, turns down an offer to join the jam and becomes driven to find out the reasons why. Featured instrument: trumpet; musical focus: form - call and response and echo.
Bongo Mania. Episode 5
The Drum Brothers return from a drum swap with another band, but find that the Jazzberries seem to have fallen in love with the Bongo Twins who took their place. Featured instrument: bongos; musical focus: beat and rhythm.