Songs for Learning! Playbook is a song-driven activity book that explores phonics, literacy, and language. Written by elementary school teacher and musician Matt Baron, this colorful book includes ten songs, which are all (secretly) aligned to learning themes. Literary devices, social emotional learning, spelling patterns, idioms and more are planted in the lyrics.

 

Suitable for independent work, group activities, and family time, all activities are exceptionally fun when paired with the songs that accompany the book (included free via CD, mp3 and streaming). Activities can be completed without the music as well.

 

While all children will enjoy the Songs for Learning! Playbook, it's ideal for early readers, kids who love music, and children whose first language is not English.

 

Testimonials:

 

“Part activity book, part songbook, part textbook, Songs For Learning! gives kids a ton of ways to have fun while learning, and will have them singing along the whole time (and reading, and drawing, and writing, and in all likelihood dancing, too). I think it's a great idea, I'm surprised others haven't done this. Now that I've seen [the book], I can't see it being done any other way.”

 

Jeffrey Brown,
Author and illustrator of Cat Getting Out of a Bag, Cats are Weird, and Darth Vader™ and Son

 

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“The Future Hits Songs For Learning! Playbook provides an exemplary set of tools and lessons to boost students' literacy and build their skills in analyzing & decoding. The songs and activities are successfully designed to be accessible for all learners as well as attend to social emotional learning (SEL) needs in the process. Cheers to Matt and the team for sharing this wonderful resource!”

 

Mario R. Rossero,
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

 

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“Future Hits has created a beautifully designed workbook of language activities paired with a CD full of tunes that will help jumpstart a love of learning. This such a cool product to help young learners!”

 

Justin Roberts,
GRAMMY-nominated family musician and author

 

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“Part activity book, part songbook, part textbook, Songs For Learning! gives kids a ton of ways to have fun while learning, and will have them singing along the whole time (and reading, and drawing, and writing, and in all likelihood dancing, too). I think it's a great idea, I'm surprised others haven't done this. Now that I've seen [the book], I can't see it being done any other way.”

 

Jeffrey Brown,
Author and illustrator of Cat Getting Out of a Bag, Cats are Weird, and Darth Vader™ and Son

“Cheerful, colorful, creative, and (not-so-secretly) educational, the Future Hits Songs For Learning! Playbook is a dynamite addition to the literacy landscape. Educators and their lucky students will find a dazzling array of materials here, from the catchy songs themselves all the way through crosswords, word searches, charade prompts, and illustration sheets. An A+ collection from the stellar Future Hits crew.”

 

Stacy Ratner,
Chicago Literacy Alliance & Open Books

 

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“This is an excellent program for those looking to get ELL students engaged and interested in learning. The combination between the catchy tunes and the creative activities are sure to engage English language learners. Your children will have fun and learn at the same time.”

 

Dr. Aaron Willis,
Social Studies School Service

Songs for Learning! Playbook (includes free CD)

$15.00Price

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