March is School Music Month. It's time to celebrate! Be sure to publicize the learning activities happening in your music classroom. Real learning is happening here.
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.
Learn Music Rules | Orff Activities Learning rules and procedures is vital to establish a positive classroom climate. Why not set your rules to rhythm patterns? Then you can learn and practice them with Orff-style activities. Check out this blog post with detailed directions. Are you strapped for time? Do you need FREE Music Rule … Continue reading Back to School Elementary Music Lessons
Start the year on a positive note. Music Mixer Activities get students singing, moving, and interacting positively with each other on day 1.
Children of different ages are not maturationally ready for the same activities, so HOW do you create music activities for grades K-5? Check it out.
Back to school time means teaching rules and procedures. What better way to teach music rules than by using music rules rhythm activities!
Are you wanting to use traditional camp songs in your elementary music class but struggling to find music literacy and curriculum connections? Read on . . .
Teaching high-low can be a fun concept for young children and teachers. Music assessment should be integrated naturally into music class activities.
Making an ocean drum is a simple and fun project that can be accomplished in one class session. Ocean drums are very easy to make and play. They create a perfect accompaniment for any song about the sea. This activity makes a great group or individual project. Have students experiment with with various materials to … Continue reading Making an Ocean Drum | Elementary Music Project
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.
Learning to read rhythm patterns in the elementary music classroom will be fun for your K-5 students with these awesome ideas & teaching techniques.