Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Entertainment for Kids


A Learning Family explores entertainment. Entertainment represents the ways that a civilization tells stories about itself. These stories are conveyed in many ways – through dance, music, arts, and theater. Kids develop a basic cultural literacy of civilization through a study of entertainment within this learning sandbox. 


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Bob Marley (source: FreeInternetWallpapers).

Reggae: Bob Marley and the Jamaican Sound

Reggae is a form of music that orginated in Jamaica. It is influenced by calypso, jazz, the blues and African music.

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Gin Lee (photo: Gin Lee Website).

CPop: Gin Lee Emerges in China

Gin Lee is a Malaysian singer who is a rising star in CPop or Canto Pop (Cantonese popular music). CPop is performed in the Cantonese language.
Tinikling (photo: Marlon E).

Tinikling: Filipino Folk Dance for Bruised Ankles

The tinikling dance is a traditional Filipino folk dance. The dance was developed on the island of Leyte in the Philippines.
Israel Kamakawiwo'ole on ukulele (photo: Kanilho).

Ukulele: Israel Kamakawiwo’ole Performs

The ukulele is a four stringed instrument that resembles a small guitar. Iz performs 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow'on the ukulele.