So you want to SING a story?

Creative With Music

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OK, so maybe all those books shown are NOT ones that can be sung…or can they?  One of my favorite things to do with my toddler is sing her stories.  The library is a great resource to find picture books that are already songs.  This month, my tot is ‘reading’ She’ll Be Coming Around the Mountain by Jonathan Emmett, and The Wheels on the Bus by Mary Alice Moore.  If you go to your local library, search for books in the Easy Reader section with call numbers that begin on or near E782. You can find pop songs set to a picture book, rock songs, gospels, faith-based, folk songs, you name it!  It is a great first step for those of you who need that familiar tune to get you singing.

But what about those of you who wish to express your own creativity?  Or, better yet, your older child’s creativity?…

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