Get your kids moving and engaged with this collection of body percussion play along videos for early elementary and upper elementary music classes. The positive messages and upbeat music are inspiring and motivating for students and teachers. Thank you to the talented creators for sharing their work.
Easel Activities are a valuable tool for teaching interactive elementary music lessons. See the full post for ways to increase student engagement using this simple tool. Be sure to download the 2 FREE resources for your music classroom. Enjoy!
Music Literacy Boom Cards provide a sequential pathway to help develop your students' music reading skills in the elementary music classroom.
Sneak more music literacy activities into your classes with these tips and ideas to develop music literacy using vocal warm ups.
These simple but fun elementary music lesson plan ideas use a storybook and recycled instruments. The activities are perfect for the music classroom or distance learning.
Listening maps for perfect elementary music activities for distance learning, classroom, and blended learning. Don't miss this FUN compilation of 21 FREE online video listening maps.
We have entered a new era of teaching and learning. Online music activities for elementary grades are needed. Read on for real music literacy opportunities.
Using music composition templates for elementary students provides structure and success. Templates may be digital, printable, or use manipulatives.
We are here to help parents and teachers who need online music activities for elementary students. Children will love these interactive ideas & resources.
8 Reasons to Use Camp Songs in the Elementary Music Classroom Provide a positive musical experience and encourage the appreciation of music by balancing and integrating learning with high energy camp songs and games.
Guided music reading helps students develop a systematic method of reading music. By embedding directions into lessons, busy teachers never miss a step.
Teaching treble clef note names can be among the favorite lessons for teachers and students. Check out the FREE lessons, tips, and ideas in this post.
Traditional camp songs can be a valuable addition to your elementary music class. See these fun ways to actively engage your students.
Teaching high-low can be a fun concept for young children and teachers. Music assessment should be integrated naturally into music class activities.
Do you have any students that are reluctant to participate in elementary music classes? See these tips to involve all students all the time.
Assessment in elementary music should be authentic, quick, valid, reliable and FUN! Integrate assessment into music activities while building music literacy.
Making an ocean drum is a simple and fun project for the elementary music classroom. They create a perfect accompaniment for any song about the sea.
Teaching improvisation in elementary music doesn't have to be hard for teachers or scary for students. These hints make it a fun process for all.
Black History music lessons are a natural element of the elementary music classroom. Adding Orff instruments creates fresh versions of authentic spirituals.
Teachers & students will love these awesome Boom Task Cards in elementary music classroom. Lessons are more like play with melody & rhythm games.
Homework in elementary music classes? Yes, but not traditional homework. Sharing what students learned extends learning at home & builds music advocacy.
Time is precious in elementary music classes. It is important to integrate music reading into every lesson using an efficient, systematic strategy.
Learning to read rhythm patterns in the elementary music classroom will be fun for teachers and students with these 10 ideas & techniques. Click to read.
Developing music literacy requires sequential lessons which build on prior learning. Music reading skills should be the foundation of music classes.
Standard notation vs. stick notation. How do you teach your beginning rhythm readers? Elementary music reading techniques are not set in stone.
Learn about musical instruments with a virtual field trip to the symphony. Enjoy these videos of varying styles & genres as your students listen & learn.
Teaching young children to read music independently does not happen by accident. It requires a carefully crafted systematic approach.
These treble clef note name games make learning fun and provide a challenge for students to improve their skills. Give these FREE sequential sets a try.