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Grandpa Mikee

92 year old Michael Greene performs his own songs and stories for children. His work is about cherishing family, caring for others, and sharing through charity.

Grandpa Mikee exemplifies his own values because the proceeds from his teaching sessions go to his favorite charities.

Read his story The Peace of Shabbat

92 year old Michael Greene performs his own songs and stories for children

Children learn and enjoy
from Grandpa Mikee's
visits

Grandpa Mikee has been performing his songs and stories in schools, Sunday schools and community centers for many years.

Synagogues appreciate his book, Tzedakah and the Precious Pushke, with its emphasis on charity, an important Jewish value.

Grandpa Mikee reeding to a group of children

Dancing

Grandpa Mikee demonstrates that it's possible to have fun and still get kids to be caring and sharing

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At 92, Grandpa Mikee still dances with kids

Grandpa Mikee
gets rave reviews

Children appreciate learning about sharing with songs and dancing.

Here are some free online resources for
teaching children about sharing and caring:
Stop, Look, Listen: The Peace of Shabbat
. Read and listen to it online.
- Print the sheet music for The Penny Song
- Print the sheet music for
The Magic Kite That Sang Wowee!

a letter from one of the children Grandpa Mikee encourages to care and share

Explaining Tzedekah to Kids

A dedicated volunteer, Grandpa Mikee delights in communicating to children the importance of Tzedakah — charity — to young children. His goal: to create caring, sharing kids.
The Penny Song
A penny is not much money
If you spend it,
It's just a cookie in your tummy but
MMMM when you give it,
You make your day sunny
Makes you ten feet tall


Print the sheet music >>
Listen to the first verse >>

Explaining Tzedekah to children

Grandpa Mikee's notes from the heart Hop On!
Ride with Grandpa Mikee's Notes for the Heart

Grandpa Mikee's songs and stories are a hit with children.

Music for the Heart: CDs for children Books for the Heart: Books for Childrend
Hop on for Grandpa Mikee's music

Grandpa Mikee's notes from the heart Hop On!
Ride with Grandpa Mikee's Notes for the Heart

Grandpa Mikee's songs and stories are a hit with children.

Music for the Heart: CDs for children Books for the Heart: Books for Childrend
Hop on for Grandpa Mikee's music

Tzedakah
and the Precious Pushke

by Michael Greene

Book and CD of Grandpa Mikee's Tzedakah and the Precious Pushke.

Share with your children Rifka's story about Sharing and Caring. Original songs by Michael Greene and a beautifully illustrated book.

Grandpa Mikee's book and CD teaching children about Tzedakah

Where's the Green Pea?
by Michael Greene

A lighthearted picture book that instills the values of family relationships and cooperation with others.

Buy Where's the Green Pea? Listen to the first verse Where's the Green Pea?, a picture book

Grandpa Mikee reads
Where's the Green Pea?
to a toddler

The book includes words and music to the song, "Where's the Green Pea?":
I've got tomatoes so red
and lettuce so green,
carrots so orange
But where's my green pea?

Buy Where's the Green Pea? Listen to the first verse Grandpa Mikee reading Where's the Green Pea? to a toddler

Gee I wish I had a Bedroom
That Was All My Own

by Michael Greene

Grandpa Mikee draws on his experience in the furniture business to explain Interior Environment in dialogue and pictures in an illustrated book.

Buy
Gee I wish I had a Bedroom That Was All My Own
a book about interior design for children

Michael Greene (Grandpa Mikee) has written songs and stories to teach children the values of family love, sharing and Tzedakah (charity). The books and CDs,Where's the Green Pea?, Tzedakah and the Precious Pushke and Gee! I Wish I had a Bedroom That Was All My Own are available for purchase.