Music and Movement Earth Day Giveaway

Music and Movement Earth Day Giveaway by Daria Music and Kids Yoga Stories

1-Earth Day CD from Daria Music and
1-Sophia’s Jungle Adventure storybook from Kids Yoga Stories
Winner selected on Friday, April 19th, 2013

Congratulations to the Winner – Lisa G, a Grade 2 Teacher, who wrote this for her entry:

“Having students in my second grade class research roof top gardens/vertical gardens and write local businesses and chamber of commerce to pursuade them to consider adding a roof top garden to their buildings.”

How I found Daria’s music:

I reached out to the Multicultural Kid Bloggers Group and asked the group if anyone had any recommendations for multicultural music for toddlers. Leanna from All Done Monkey suggested that I check out Daria Music:

“For the last two decades, internationally known folksinger DARIA has traveled the globe, learning, sharing and making music while building communities and encouraging a new view of hope and peace for all the world’s children.”

I was thrilled to find such a comprehensive collection of resources. Daria offers so much more than music, but a vast array of tools to encourage children to be surrounded by multicultural books, toys, and instruments. Her work helps to cultivate a globally-conscious way of life through her love of music.

We have been listening to Beautiful Rainbow World, Earth Day CD, and Little Songs of the Andes all week. As soon as I put on the CD, our daughter danced, nodded her head, and swayed her body. When the first song finished, she said “more, more, more”. We have found that the CD’s are great for dancing and singing together, but also as background music as our toddler plays with her books or Lego.


What I love about Daria’s music:

  • The songs are sung in different languages, on the Beautiful Rainbow World and Little Songs of the Andes CD’s
  • There are variety of interesting musical instruments in the songs
  • The songs are uplifting and carry positive messages
  • The songs are easy to sing-a-long and have catchy tunes great for little ones
  • Daria offers a wealth of knowledge, passion, and information on all her websites
  • The CD’s often come with a complimentary booklet with further information and extension ideas
  • You can find a lot of the songs animated on her YouTube channel to show your students

For all of these reasons, I just had to share Daria’s incredible music with you on this Earth Day. The music is another great resource when inspiring children to take action to heal our planet. In case you missed it, here is a complimentary Earth Day-inspired Kids Yoga Sequence from Kids Yoga Stories.

Check out Daria’s resources:

Daria YouTube Channel
Daria Music on Facebook
Daria Music on Pinterest
Daria Music on Twitter
Daria’s Little Village Store
Daria’s Making Multicultural Music Blog

The Music and Movement Earth Day Contest:

#1:  Earth Day CD from Daria Music has six songs including:

We’ve Got The Whole World In Our Hands

Wild And Free (About Dolphins, Manatees and Whales)

Be Kind To Your Web Footed Friends

Ride Horse Ride

Whole New World

Beautiful Rainbow World

#2: Sophia’s Jungle Adventure is a kids yoga sequence woven around a jungle story integrating reading, movement, and fun – perfect for ages 4-8. For samples pages, click here. Sophia and her family take a trip to Costa Rica. During their hike, Sophia is particularly curious about the environmental impact of the tree chopping in the jungle. The book lends itself well as a discussion tool to discuss environmental issues.


Please read the full Contest Rules below for details.

We look forward to your entries. Thank you for taking the time to participate.

Disclaimer: I received a complimentary downloadable copy of Daria’s Earth Day CD to write this review. All opinions are my own. I was not obligated to write a positive review.


Music and Movement Earth Day Giveaway

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Contest Rules:
1. International entries are welcomed.
2. You can be any age to enter.
3. Participation in the contest constitutes that you agree to the Contest Rules.
4. Please enter using the Rafflecopter tool above, obtaining points if you Tweet, like on Facebook or answer the question. You can enter every day.
5. No purchase is necessary.
6. Kids Yoga Stories accepts no responsibility or liability for any injuries or losses that may result from practicing the yoga poses outlined in the coloring book. Please ensure your own safety and the safety of the children.
7. You must enter the contest giveaway with a valid email address. The winner will be notified by email and at that time I will request your mailing address. The shipping of Sophia’s Jungle Adventure storybook can take some time, depending on your location. I will cover the shipping costs.
8. Let me know if you have any questions by emailing me directly at giselle at kidsyogastories dot com.
9. Please note that the Earth Day CD will be delivered to you electronically to save plastic.
10. The winner will be chosen on Friday, April 19th, 2013.

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