Simply singing along while building is the perfect way to develop lots of language skills, and integrate lots of other skills too. Pairing a song with a favourite activity is a great way to encourage a late or reluctant talker to practice some language skills. So if you have a child who loves building, try one of these fun building songs!
When Austria with a reluctant shudder bestowed her princess upon theinvincible parvenu, and when France with regretful pity saw the adoredJosephine set aside for that disdainful royal maiden, Marie Louise, atthat moment Napoleon passed the meridian of his greatness.
It's been a year since the mysterious godsgem cured Cadrium's king and ushered in what promised to be a new golden age. The heroes who brought home the gem are renowned in story and song, but for two fellows on the quest, peace and prosperity don't come easily. Apprentice Knight Kalanthe Ironheart wasn't meant for heroism so early in life, and while she has no intention of giving up the notoriety she's earned, reputation doesn't pay her bills. Kalanthe may be forced to betray not her kingdom or her friends, but her own heart as she seeks a stable future for herself and those she loves. Olsa Rhetsdaughter was never meant for heroism at all. Beggar and thief, she lived hand to mouth on the streets until fortune--or fate--pulled her into Kalanthe's orbit. And now she's reluctant to leave it. Even more alarmingly, her fame has made her profession difficult, and a choice between poverty and the noose isn't much of a choice at all. Both girls think their paths are laid out, but the godsgem isn't quite done with them and that new golden age isn't a sure thing yet. In a tale both sweepingly epic and intensely personal, Kalanthe and Olsa fight to maintain their newfound independence and to find their way back to each other.