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.
Learning to read rhythm patterns in the elementary music classroom will be fun for your K-5 students with these awesome ideas & teaching techniques.
Developing music literacy requires sequential lessons which build on prior learning. Music reading skills should be the foundation of music classes.
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.