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Archive for December, 2014

Gift Ideas for Children



Whether it is Christmas, a birthday or an occasion like the birth of a baby, christening or a religious or cultural celebration, music is a wonderful gift.

At Educational Esteem there is a range of music and storytelling CDs to appeal to many tastes.

The Mermaid’s Shoes and Other Enchanted Tales is by storyteller extraordinaire Jenni Cargill and is suitable from for children aged three years and up. With no scary stories, it is fine for listening to before going to bed. It has sixty minutes worth of stories and songs and a four-page booklet with lyrics and story information. The title story is an original tale about the mermaid of Byron. Unique and unusual acoustic instruments are featured on the album include zyladrum, lyre, chavaquino, tabla, harp and bells. Culturally, the stories and songs range between Australia, China, Ireland, Russia and Japan. Read more