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Multicultural Music

and Songs that Build an Appreciation of Diversity

Add some interest to your Social Studies curriculum by supplementing your lesson plans with Multicultural Songs!  Whether you need educational music for teaching about diversity, songs from around the world or songs for embracing our differences, you'll find a varied selection below. These Multicultural Songs are for children of all ages... and many will also appeal to grown-ups.

These song lyrics about diversity are available from a variety of albums:

Songs About Diversity and Embracing our Differences
     A Train Ride to the Great Wall– Ella Jenkins
     All Over This World– Two of a Kind
     All the Children Sing - Wendy Rollin

     Asikatali - Children of Africa– Traditional Folk Song
     Because We're Friends – Music with Mar.
     Chotto Matle Kudasai– Ella Jenkins
     The Colors of Earth– Two of a Kind
     Come on Board!– Paulette Meier
     Different– West Los Angeles Children's Choir
     Different!– Andrew C. Germain's's Life-Skills
     Everybody Has a Story– Lorraine Bayes
     Everyone is Differently Abled– Lorraine Bayes and Danny Deardorff
     Family Feeling– Jan Nigro
     German Cradle Song– Traditional German Lullaby
     I Am Building My House– Joe Crone
     In The People's Republic of China– Ella Jenkins
     It Doesn't Matter If You're Little– Prue Whoo
     It's OK To Be Different– Prue Whoo
     Jalapeno Bagels– Sam Jones
     Learning Languages– Greta Pedersen & Pam Donkin
     Love Makes A Family– Two of a Kind
     Multicultural World– Joyce Paultre
     (Older People Have) So Much to Share– Jan Nigro
     One Family– Two of a Kind
     One World– Keystone Creations
     Our Multicultural School – Songs for Positive Schools
     Pieces of a Quilt– Lauren Mayer
     Red, White and Blue– Two of a Kind
     Respect– David Woodward
     School Song– Kathleen Wiley
     Sing! Sing! Sing!– Silly Goose & Val
     Some Rights in this World– Jan Nigro
     Tear Down the Walls– Jan Nigro
     Tell Me Your Story– Two of a Kind
     Under One Sky– Two of a Kind
     Walls and Bridges– Two of a Kind
     We Are A Patchwork Quilt – Two of a Kind
     We're All Different – Caroline and Danny
     We're Just Like Crayons– Stephen Fite
     What Does Peace Mean?– Paulette Meier

     The World is a Circle– Rita Gold

Multicultural Songs from Around the World

     Hello – Two of a Kind
     Hello "Round the World – Two of a Kind
     Learning Languages– Greta Pedersen & Pam Donkin
     Ni hao, Jambo, Hola– Liz Buchanan
     Sing! Sing! Sing!– Silly Goose & Val

Traditional Songs from Africa
     Asikatali - Children of Africa– Traditional Folk Song
     Funga A La Feeya
     Funga Alafia – Greta Pedersen & Pam Donkin
     Kye Kye Kule
     Che Che Kule – Greta Pedersen & Pam Donkin

     Speaking Swahili

Traditional Songs from Europe
     Funiculì, Funiculà– Traditional Folk Song (Italy)
     Peter's Brook (Peter's Brünnele)– (Austria) Greta Pedersen & Pam Donkin

Traditional Songs from Japan
     The Frog Song– Greta Pedersen & Pam Donkin

Traditional Native American Song
     Apache Exercise Song– Music, Movement & Magination
     Hey, Hey Watenay– Songs for Teachers
     Native American Counting Song– Music, Movement & Magination
     Pow Wow– Jack Hartmann
     We Circle Around– Traditional Arapaho Folk Song
     Ya Ha Haway– Songs for Teachers

Traditional Songs in Spanish
     Cielito Lindo
     El Colás
     De colores
     Elena la ballena
     LaGranja – Greta Pedersen & Pam Donkin
     Las Mañanitas
     Los Laureles
     La Raspa

Traditional Songs in French
     Alouette, gentille alouette
     Frère Jacques
     Savez-vous planter les choux?
     Tête, épaules, genoux et pieds


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