Start the year on a positive note. Music Mixer Activities get students singing, moving, and interacting positively with each other on day 1.
Are you looking for flexible Back to School music activities that may be delivered in person in the elementary music classroom or online? Your first day of school may look quite different this year. Click to read.
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!
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.
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 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.
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.