The following links contain each state's curriculum standards for
music and the arts:

http://www.artsusa.org/public_awareness/articles/026.asp

http://edstandards.org/StSu/Art.html

Teacher Handouts

The Rhythm of Literacy in YOUR classroom ideas and resources

NAEYC Storytime Songs Newsletter

Research-Based Early Literacy Goals and Tips for Creating Your Own Story
Songs

Resources including FREE activities and information

Early Childhood Music and Movement Association
URL: http://www.ecmma.org
Description: Links to early childhood music resources and readings.  

The Perpetual Preschool
URL: http://www.perpetualpreschool.com/music.html
Description: Free music activities and ideas for parents and teachers.  

Story Resources Top Story Sites Directory
URL: http://www.storyresources.com/links/index.php
Description: This site contains a directory of story related resources.

Children's Music Portal
URL: http://www.childrens-music.org/
Description: This site contains early childhood music resources for parents
and teachers.  Children's music by independent artists is also featured.

Free Kids Music
URL: http://freekidsmusic.com/
Description: MP3 song downloads - free, legal MP3 downloads from a site
exclusively dedicated to music for young children.

Boopadoo
URL: http://www.boopadoo.net/
Description: Kids Music & Early Childhood Music Education Resources -
Free kids music downloads, coloring pages, kids sheet music, music
activities, music software, music reviews, music posters, and more -
Boopadoo!

ABC Home Preschool
URL: http://www.abchomepreschool.com/
Description: A resourceful site for parents teaching their children preschool
at home. It is the site of the original “use and reuse” wipe-off ABC Home
Preschool Workbooks – 9 month curriculum.

Music Teacher's Resource Site
URL: http://www.mtrs.co.uk/
Description: Many free resources for teachers including teaching ideas,
lesson plans, and much more!  Most of the information is for secondary
music (ages 11-18).

Miss Jackie
URL: http://www.jackiesilberg.com/
Description: Children's music, ideas, activities, and inspirations!

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer
URL: http://www.cathymarcy.com/
Description: Grammy winning children's music.
Resources