Monday Music Manipulatives - 4 Beat Rhythm Blocks
Kodaly Inspired Classroom - 4 Beat Rhythm Blocks - such a fun manipulative to use in the elementary music room. Perfect for dictation, decoding rhythm patterns, composing new patterns, figuring out the rhythms of a song, music centers and more!
Shake it Up! Spring Activities for Music Class
Mrs. King's Music Room: Shake it Up! Spring Activities for Music Class. Song ideas for shaking eggs, ways to use plastic eggs for centers and movement. LOVE this post. Very practical and lots of fun.
music CHALK - Classroom Decor: SMALL BANNER, When You Enter this Classroom
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Make It / Take It for Music Teachers
Organizing a Make It / Take It Workshop, Inservice or get together for Music Teachers - Get crafty making fun manipulatives for your music classroom! Manipulative ideas for steady beat, rhythm, and melody! Rhythm cubes, beat charts, solfege texting sticks, I have, Who Has games, and bingo chip notes. Plus FREE templates! Kodaly Inspired Classroom
Workstations-Learning the Treble Clef Lines and Spaces
I'm always looking for interesting ways to review the pitch names (letter names) of the treble clef staff. This week and next 6th graders will be working in small groups to practice. Boomwhacker Station At this station students work together to read simple melodies on the treble clef staff and play them together using Boomwhackers. Coloring Station Even the big kids like to color! At this station they are using a color by note worksheet. Teachers: You can find this resource at the website of…
The Five Best Learning Centers for the Music Room - Make Moments Matter
In this blog post I'm going to talk about what I think are the five best activities you can use in your learning centers rotations!
I did it! I created my own Musical Jenga game. I got the inspiration from the Sing A New Song blog, who in turn got the idea from someone on the Faber Piano Adventures forums. (To view a list of o…
Composing for Instruments in 1st Grade
First Graders have been working on playing and aurally identifying classroom instruments. We have played them and discussed how to take care of them. We have even taken an ear training test in which students listened to a sound and then identified it by writing its name or drawing a picture of it. This week we have written simple rhythm songs using these instruments. Working in groups of two or three students used a 16 grid box and drew pictures of the instruments that they had in their…
First Day of Music Class - Hook Them Right Away with Fabulous Plans!
Are you struggling what to do the VERY FIRST DAY of music class? It can be scary! No worries! I got you covered! Check out this blog post to get some amazing ideas for your class! #pitchpublications