WELCOME to THE AFGHAN CHILDREN’S SONGBOOK PROJECT
Hearing your favorite childhood song usually conjures up memories of happy times. For a generation of Afghans, whose songs were intentionally eradicated by way and oppression, hearing a familiar childhood song is a much more powerful experience. Read More...
SONGBOOK NEWS!Teacher’s Guide
The Songbook Project continues to grow and expand and reach more and more children and teachers. The latest development of the Songbook Project is the creation of a Teacher’s Guide. The Guide is designed to assist Afghan teachers in using the songs to teach basic reading and writing. Each songs has 6-8 creative ideas for teachers to use with their students.
In addition, all songbook packages that are distributed after May, 2011 will include the songbook, CD, cassette tape and a soft-cover notebook and two pencils. This will allow the children to improve their basic literacy skills while also enjoying singing their favorite childhood songs.
To date there are over 30,000 songbook packages distributed to children in schools, orphanages and women’s centers across Afghanistan.