A Place for Music Created With Kids,
For Kids and Loved By Kids
Cows, Bugs & Aardvarks is the online home for the album "Cows, Bugs & Aardvarks" as well as the music created by thousands of kids with James Hersch. Enjoy :)
"I don't want to make kids more like grown-ups; I want to make grown-ups more like kids." - Woody Guthrie
The words to James Hersch songs, his friends songs, classroom songs, school songs, and more...
When we make up songs we learn the language of creativity. When ideas fly around the room, changing with each blast of thinking, learning grows. Loops of energy take on a rhythm and begin to hum. We leap towards learning the skill of collaboration.
Want to hear some songs?
Here are some recent songs we've created in the classroom: