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Once Upon a Song

Release Date: 11/15/2021

The night before Christmas - a Christmas Special read by Granny Vonne show art The night before Christmas - a Christmas Special read by Granny Vonne

Once Upon a Song

Sharing in the magic of Christmas listen to Granny Vonne who tells the traditional story of St Nicholas taken from a poem written by Clement C Moore in 1822. The wise old voice of a grandmother captures all that is family about spending time together listening, engaging with, and enjoying stories with a little smattering of music.  one story out of three! Musical tales are a wondrous way of encouraging young children to vocalise, sing, dance and leap off into the realms of vocal exploration. Expect musical mayhem, instrumental excitement and lots of unexpected surprises!  Thank you...

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The song the shepherds heard - a Christmas Special read by Grandpa Hutch show art The song the shepherds heard - a Christmas Special read by Grandpa Hutch

Once Upon a Song

Sharing in the magic of Christmas listen to Grandpa Hutch who tells of the story of a visit by angels to shepherds watching their sheep on a lonely hill with thousands of stars twinkling in the dark night sky. Written by Mary Entwhistle in 1932. One story out of three! Musical tales are a wondrous way of encouraging young children to vocalise, sing, dance and leap off into the realms of vocal exploration. Expect musical mayhem, instrumental excitement and lots of unexpected surprises!  Thank you TNL Funding for supporting Once Upon a Song!  

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The Christmas pine - read by Grandpa Hutch show art The Christmas pine - read by Grandpa Hutch

Once Upon a Song

Sharing in the magic of Christmas listen to Grandpa Hutch who tells of the story of a special Christmas tree that travels for hundreds of miles from Norway to London, in the UK. A beautiful story taken from real information written by Julia Donaldson.  one story out of three! Musical tales are a wondrous way of encouraging young children to vocalise, sing, dance and leap off into the realms of vocal exploration. Expect musical mayhem, instrumental excitement and lots of unexpected surprises!  Thank you TNL Funding for supporting Once Upon a Song!  

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Snow Magic - read by Dawmouse Nursery Children show art Snow Magic - read by Dawmouse Nursery Children

Once Upon a Song

      As our last episode of Series 2 enjoy a winter story as told by the children themselves! Hear how the story swoops and sways, guided by their teacher, and how they add musical snippets to make it now with a flourish.  Written by Harriet Ziefert.  Musical tales are a wondrous way of encouraging young children to vocalise, sing, dance and leap off into the realms of vocal exploration. Expect musical mayhem, instrumental excitement and lots of unexpected surprises!  Thank you TNL Funding for supporting Once Upon a Song!  

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Zog and the flying doctor with Leon show art Zog and the flying doctor with Leon

Once Upon a Song

This charming story by Julia Donaldson captures whimsical poetry at its best as Zog and his friends gallop on rescue adventures helped by the marvellous Leon and Daddy Leon. Imagine those sounds and movements you can make as the story unfolds. Listen in, and join in!  Musical tales are a wondrous way of encouraging young children to vocalise, sing, dance and leap off into the realms of vocal exploration. Expect musical mayhem, instrumental excitement and lots of unexpected surprises!  Thank you TNL Funding for supporting Once Upon a Song!  

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Twinkle twinkle little star - a musical tale show art Twinkle twinkle little star - a musical tale

Once Upon a Song

This age old, much loved song about our favourite star is turned into a miniature tale.  Listen in, and join in!  Musical tales are a wondrous way of encouraging young children to vocalise, sing, dance and leap off into the realms of vocal exploration. Expect musical mayhem, instrumental excitement and lots of unexpected surprises!  Thank you TNL Funding for supporting Once Upon a Song!  

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We're going on a bear hunt with Bella aged 2! show art We're going on a bear hunt with Bella aged 2!

Once Upon a Song

A little gem of a story by Michael Rose celebrating sound, words and movement as we venture on a bear hunt. Bella aged 2 captures the charm of this tale with spontaneous moments of sound play, and vocal musings. Listen in, and join in!  Musical tales are a wondrous way of encouraging young children to vocalise, sing, dance and leap off into the realms of vocal exploration. Expect musical mayhem, instrumental excitement and lots of unexpected surprises!  Thank you TNL Funding for supporting Once Upon a Song!  

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Emma reads Jack and the Beanstalk show art Emma reads Jack and the Beanstalk

Once Upon a Song

Jack is given 5 magic beans. What do you think grows so tall it touches the sky? Something is up there... something huge and very cross! Find out all about the beanstalk and what happens when Jack meets a hen.  Enjoy musical sounds, play and mayhem as, together we gallop on this imaginative adventure. Musical tales are a wondrous way of encouraging young children to vocalise, sing, dance and leap off into the realms of vocal exploration. Expect musical mayhem, instrumental excitement and lots of unexpected surprises!  Thank you TNL Funding for supporting Once Upon a Song!  

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Mr Clumsy by Robert Hargreaves with Jackson  show art Mr Clumsy by Robert Hargreaves with Jackson

Once Upon a Song

This charming tale was read by me, Emma, to encourage Jackson aged 3 years to share his own views about the story. Lots of cups of tea was involved together with little musical snapshots...     

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Little Robin Redbreast - a musical tale show art Little Robin Redbreast - a musical tale

Once Upon a Song

Robin is busy. Whatever is he doing? Can you hear the funny sounds to tell us what he is doing? How long is it? VERY long? This sweet musical tale of a Robin busy knitting as our nights draw in and the weather gets colder. Join in with sounds, movement and song - and make up your own story too...  Musical tales are a wondrous way of encouraging young children to vocalise, sing, dance and leap off into the realms of vocal exploration. Expect musical mayhem, instrumental excitement and lots of unexpected surprises!  Thank you TNL Funding for supporting Once Upon a Song!  

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A little gem of a story by Michael Rose celebrating sound, words and movement as we venture on a bear hunt. Bella aged 2 captures the charm of this tale with spontaneous moments of sound play, and vocal musings. Listen in, and join in! 

Musical tales are a wondrous way of encouraging young children to vocalise, sing, dance and leap off into the realms of vocal exploration. Expect musical mayhem, instrumental excitement and lots of unexpected surprises! 

Thank you TNL Funding for supporting Once Upon a Song!

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