Gentle Hands and Other Sing-Along Songs for Social-Emotional Learning

by Amadee Ricketts

La, la, la! Shake up your story time with these twelve sing-along songs based on classic tunes kids already know and love. This beautifully illustrated songbook teaches important social-emotional skills for everyday life. Favorite songs like “Frère Jacques” and “B-I-N-G-O” get turned on their heads with new, easy-to-remember lyrics offering lessons on:

  • how to manage anger
  • asking for help
  • what to do when you’re afraid
  • being a good friend
  • when to use a quiet voice and many others

A special section for teachers, parents, and caregivers provides tips on how to use these fun songs to share social-emotional skills with young children. Digital content includes downloadable sheet music for all songs.

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