“Olee, Olee, Ocean Free!” Remember that magic cry when you ran to touch home at the end of a tag, at the end of recess? Well, in a way, that’s what we’re doing today. We’re taking a recess from Recess! after eight years on the air and over 2000 programs. We won’t be gone forever, though. Recess! will be taking different forms on our website, which will still be: recess.ufl.edu. And online in the future, we’ll continue doing Recess-like programs that will provide reviews, commentaries, and information, as well as audio and video documentaries and multi-media exhibitions on subjects related to children’s culture.
You can go on the rest of that fishing trip with the incomparable Taj Mahal on a new CD collection from Music for Little People called 20 Great Kids Songs.
That’s Thumper the Rabbit talking to Bambi’s mother in the beautiful opening sequence of Walt Disney’s 1942 film when all the gentle animals of the forest come to see the newborn deer.
This pensive music was composed by the famous harpist Marisa Robles. It’s from her Narnia Suite, which she wrote in 1991 — over a decade before the release of the movie based on C. S. Lewis’s classic, The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe.
The Deightons were the darlings of the accoustic folk rock busking world during the 1980s and 90s, offering an eclectic mix of old timey and contemporary music, played by the Deighton parents, as well as all of their four children.
Since the early 1990s, there has been a growing interest — indeed, something of a movement — in teaching young people to use photography as…
You can build a very aerobic morning, or afternoon, or evening in your house around this song alone. It’s called, as you might guess, “Dance Around,” and it’s on the new Ralph’s World CD called Green Gorilla, Monster & Me .
That’s Tommy the Clown from Los Angeles, who is featured on the compelling documentary, RIZE by David LaChapelle.
Emily Bronté wrote just one novel in her relatively short life, Wuthering Heights. But what a novel it was, and its impassioned, romantic reach has extended…
That’s Wai Lana, the creator of a number of yoga CDs and DVDs for children and their parents. This soothing excerpt is from a CD called Little Yogi’s Daydream.