UNIT 1: LOS ELEFANTES
The song Los Elefantes talks about an elephant and his friends balancing on a spider web. This unit incorporates numbers 1 to 20, reading, and the concepts light and heavy as topics with applications in the areas of Math, Language Arts, and Science.
UNIT 7: Amo Ató
The song Amo Ató is a nursery ryhme that allows the child to explore many job possibilities. In this unit, students identify jobs in the home and the community, identify and use measurement as a tool for jobs, discover the importance of the five senses in learning about our environment, and act out the roles of community helpers using self-made costumes.
UNIT 8: La Víbora de la Mar
The song La Víbora de la Mar integrates a game where two students form a bridge by holding their hands up and the rest of the class forms a conga line that passes under the bridge. In this unit, specific topics include word-attack skills through phonics, the life cycle of a plant, subtraction and addition problems through hands-on experiences, making healthy food choices, and jobs people have.
La Mar Estaba Serena
UNIT 9: Cucú
The song Cucú is a nursery rhyme that describes the people that pass by a croaking frog. In this unit, students identify and create rhymes; identify the life cycle of a frog; count backwards and identify one less; and also create a work of art with a variety of resources to represent life in a pond.
Los Diez Perritos
UNIT 3: Los Listones
Los Listones is a game in which students identify different colors. This unit incorporates color words, weather, creating colors, safety, group identification and differentiating between the concepts of more and less as topics with applications in the areas of Language Arts, Math, Science/Art, and Social Studies.
UNIT 2: Patito Color de Café
The song Patito Color de Café is a nursery rhyme that describes a duckling looking for his Mom. In this unit, students identify and create rhymes, explain what happens in a poem, create addition problems, study the life cycle of a duck, and create a work of art using a variety of tools.
Arroz con Leche
UNIT 4: Los Pollitos
The song Los Pollitos describes a scene where a hen cares for its chicks when they are hungry or cold and when they need sleep. In this unit, students form words from syllables; create a graph to tell how many; research a process; report their findings using a flow chart; and create a work of art with a variety of tools.
UNIT 5: Pin Pón
The song Pin Pón talks about a cardboard doll who washes his face, combs his hair, eats his soup neatly, and goes to bed early. This unit encourages students' discussions about personal hygiene, health, and social interactions in the areas of Language Arts, Science/Health Education, Art and Math.
El Juego del
UNIT 6: El Lobo
The song El Lobo is about childern singing in the woods. The children ask El Lobo (the wolf) what he is doing and the wolf answers step by step as he prepares for his day. This unit incorporates folk tales, animal research, introduction to story problems, and subtraction as topics with applications in the areas of Language Arts, Science, Art, and Math.
Teacher Guides for all 9 Units with detailed instructions, material lists, TEKS alignment and additional reading resources.
Printable posters with lyrics and artwork from each Unit Book.
Audio files for all 13 songs.
Videos highlighting each Unit and showing examples of children's activities, games and artwork.