Earlier this week, I mentioned that my first introduction to a great art program was at a homeschool convention. Something else that I discovered at that convention was the concept of educational music CDs from Maestro Classics, which I’m glad to review and share with you today. Through a few choices, I opted to order Casey at the Bat (recommended for all ages) as well as Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel (recommended for ages 4 & up). I came by these choices wanted to enhance our own homeschool studies planned.
The Baby Boomer Generation sings out loud, clear, and funny in this kid-friendly multimedia package. Author/illustrator Sandra Boynton and composer Michael Ford has enlisted a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame roster of performers to belt out such children’s ditties as “Rabbit Tango,” “One Shoe Blues,” and “Speed Turtle,” sung here by Beach Boy Brian Wilson. Also making appearances on the CD are Gerry and the Pacemakers, B. B. King, Davy Jones, Neil Sedaka, and Patti LuPone. Another Doo-Wop shop triumph for the authors of Rhinoceros Tap and Dog Train.
Andrew Peterson and Randall Goodgame offer a unique collection of music for children that parents can enjoy too! Slugs & Bugs & Lullabies features eighteen charming original songs, including “The Boy Who Was Bored,” “My Baby Loves to Dance,” “Post Office,” and more.