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.
Do you need some fun activities for your elementary music class? These favorite elementary music lessons highlight Black History Month and more!
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Guided music reading helps students develop a systematic method of reading music. By embedding directions into lessons, busy teachers never miss a step.
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.
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.
Music Black History music lessons are natural extension to teach about civil rights. Orff instruments create 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.
Boom task cards in elementary music can be an important tool in developing music literacy. Check out this post with links to a FREE rhythm set.
Homework in elementary music classes? Yes, but not traditional homework. Sharing what students learned extends learning at home & builds music advocacy.
Learning to read rhythm patterns in the elementary music classroom will be fun for your K-5 students with these awesome ideas & teaching techniques.