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Music Lesson Ideas

Five Little Pumpkins--several activities, Boomwhackers at Elementary Music Resources

Elementary Music Resources: Five Little Pumpkins for Boomwhackers

Peter and the Wolf - flash cards or mix and match color in cards for young listeners! Also comes with the instrument and character/s names missing so the students can label the pictures themselves.

Shoo Fly - Circle game for Kindergarten - 2nd grade

Music Monsters - each student grabs one on their way in the room. Take it away if they are not meeting expectations. Students who still have their monsters at the end get something special (stamp? sticker?)

bug activity music and movement. Cute following directions activity for insects theme week :)

telegrama - group picture, image by tag -

Parachute the booklet...brilliant fun for all children.

A few cardboard magazine boxes and some duct tape make a great Boomwhacker container!

careers in music anchor charts

Not Quite Anchor Charts

Body movements (from Kodaly) to solfege. Work on gross motor coordination and sequencing when put to songs. I LOVE adopting from music education to music therapy! #nerd

Pandora in the Classroom

Hippo Hooray for Second Grade!: Pandora in the Classroom

neat idea to somehow use this when teaching adding fractions....use sheet music/actual songs to make music into math??

♫ We ❤ Music @ HSES! ♫

Writing Prompts with a Music Theme-set of 30 from The Bulletin Board Lady on - (32 pages) - This large set of writing prompts is perfect for the music teacher or a regular classroom teacher looking to add a musical emphasis to student writing. This download contains 30 music themed writing prompts and 1 blank prompt sheet for you to use with ora

Writing Prompts with a Music Theme-set of 30 |

A fun way to start the year- play a game, review old rhythms and even assess where the kids are.

Floating Down the River: School Bus Rhythms: Games and Assessment

Make any video your lesson with - This free website is amazing! You can crop a video to show just what you need, you can add your own voice to explain the video, and you can even add quiz questions during the video! WOW!

Rhythm Game: "Busted!" Pull a stick from the jar, clap its rhythm. Pull another stick, clap both rhythms. Continue cumulatively. If you pull the "busted" stick, you have to put all yours back. Kid with most at the end wins.

Stay Tuned!: Busted! An awesomely fun DIY music game!