russian dance from "Trepak" from The Nutcracker ♫ We ❤ Music @ HSES! ♫
The Nutcracker Musical Storybook. It has nice illustrations that are slightly animated. It plays excerpts of Tchaikovsky's music at the appropriate times in the story.
Mrs. King's Music Room: Nutcracker Nuttiness: Resources for Teaching the Nutcracker Ballet
Tchaikovsky's "March" from The Nutcracker Suite - Listening Map
March from The Nutcracker and 1 beat rhythms: a practice in form (and foam!)
The Nutcracker Lesson PLan Ideas. This site contained links to 5 podcasts about Tchaikovsky, ballet, and the nutcracker which would be great to use in class.
The Nutcracker Musical Storybook 1
My Favorite Nutcracker Music Lessons: Organized Chaos.Ideas for lessons using The Nutcracker, especially for elementary students! Movement, form, instrument play along to practice basic rhythms, arrangement project. Perfect for winter!
Holiday Lesson Plan with Nutcracker Listening Glyph
Mrs. VerSteegt shares a body percussion activity she learned from Rachel Faidley.