Since the weather has turned from rainy skies to bright blue skyed sun filled days, I’ve had my eye out for toys that can be used not just indoors but outdoors as well. I’ve particularly been looking for toys for my youngest child that just hit her first birthday almost a month ago. She’s an early walker and has been enjoying toddling all over so toys that can help her dexterity in many ways are fantastic at this point. She’s specifically been having an absolutely good time playing with the Glow in the Dark Sensory Ball from the company Edushape.
Science is something that I feel is important to include in our home-school studies. Children need to understand the how and why things work and form their own conclusions in solving problems. Science causes one to observe, form a hypothesis, experiment, and interpret what’s going on. It’s the basic foundation of how we learn about everything!
Fans of J.R.R Tolkien’s works The Hobbit and Lord of The Rings are likely to be in awe of the themed Ocarinas offered at STLOcarina.com. These would make a wonderful gift to fans whether they already know how to play or are looking to learn. Each are quite unique, ever so attractive, and I believe very affordable. It’s certainly a delight to hear such beautiful music made from a seemingly simple wind instrument!
I’ve been playing the 12-Hole Elf Tenor Ocarina and the sound is amazing. The quality is exceptional and appearance wise it’s even more beautiful in person than I imagined it would be! It’s easy to hold and play every sharp and flat note needed. It’s tuned in the key of C major. I can’t wait to be able to play better with more practice.
I like that with this particular Ocarina, a Lord of the Rings songbook as well as on-line instructional booklet is included when purchased. There are 7 songs in the songbook which include: Concerning Hobbits, In Dreams, Evenstar, The King of Golden Hall, Eowyn’s Theme, The Steward of Gondor, and Into the West.
On, December 17th The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies releases into theaters. I can’t help but think how awesome it would be to surprise a friend or family member with one of the many LOTR /Hobbit themed Ocarinas perhaps after seeing the film together!
Ocarina prices range vastly from type and models. There are many to chose from including Super Hero, Zelda, Homeschool, Classic, Teacups, and many more! The above mentioned Ocarina is on sale right now for $69.99!