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Songs and Stories with Mary and Mike: "Try Something New"

Mary and guest Tevin Davis
Photo: VPM

Home Learning | Songs and Stories with Mary and Mike

Let’s explore what it means to try something new! With our guest, Tevin Davis, we try lots of new things. We express different emotions with our facial expressions, we sing a new song together, and we take a trip to the Virginia Repertory Theater in Richmond, where we take a backstage tour and learn all about the different parts that come together to put on a show. Theater is for everyone!

VA Unified Early Learning and Development Standards

  • APL1.1 Being curious learners
  • APL3.2 Building working memory
  • APL3.3 Thinking flexibly
  • APL3.6 Taking risks and embracing goals
  • SED1.2 Developing self-esteem and confidence
  • SED2.2 Expressing emotions
  • HPD3.2 Developing small muscle control
  • CD4.1 Exploring and expressing ideas through movement and dance
  • CD4.2 Learning about and through music
  • CD4.3 Building understanding, empathy and relationship skills through dramatic play

National Standards for Music Education

  • Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music
  • Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music
  • Understanding relationships between music, the other arts, and disciplines outside the arts