Preschoolers love moving to music and with your help they can learn to LOVE it!  Read about ideas for sensory play, relaxing play and pretend play to introduce your youngsters to classical music. FUN ideas that are tested and kid approved.  Music education at its best written by Cori Bloom.

How to Get Preschoolers to Love Classical Music

Drum games for kids - a great way to teach kids about tempo in music and get them moving from And Next Comes L

Exploring Tempo in Music with Drum Games {Music Activities for Kids}

Simple music activities for kids. Two drum games for toddlers and preschoolers that are perfect for exploring tempo in music.

My Mom wore these over her hair ALL the time

Using Songs and Props in Pre-K

Advice for the New Music Teacher - A candid and humorous look at life as a music teacher.  Ideas for teaching elementary through high school, for your classroom, working with parents, activities, who to friend and more.

Advice for the New Music Teacher

Advice for the New Music Teacher - A candid and humorous look at life as a music teacher. Ideas for teaching elementary through high school, for your classroom, working with parents, activities, who to friend and more.

Music Class Students love these interactive body percussion activities that can be used with or without music. K-6 applications with Ideas for Stations, Lessons, Small and Large groups. Motivational posters with lesson ideas included. Great for beginning or

Music Class Body Percussion Lessons and Activities "Clap-Pat-Snap" K-6

Music Class Students love these interactive body percussion activities that can be used with or without music. applications with Ideas for Stations, Lessons, Small and Large groups. Motivational posters with lesson ideas included.

Awesome lesson ideas for teaching steady beat and timbre using Engine, Engine, Number Nine. A great speech piece for introducing new rhythm instruments, along with their technique and procedures.

Awesome lesson ideas for teaching steady beat and timbre using Engine, Engine, Number Nine. A great speech piece for introducing new rhythm instruments, along with their technique and procedures.

PreKandKSharing: DRUMS: Rat-a-tap-tap Rhythms with Reasons!

Making Music Study: DRUMS: Rat-a-tap-tap Rhythms with Reasons! Lot's of great percussion songs and activities on this page

Patriotic songs for kids! Complete with recordings, song background info, and sheet music!

The Patriotic Song Collection

Assessments in music class are quick and painless with clothespin activities…

Clip It Clothespin Activities for Music Class

Rhythm WAR in the Music Room...totally using this!  Need to print out cards!

Like playing the card game war? Now play with rhythm cards or Rhythm WAR SMARTBoard file illustration

How to Make and Use Singing Rocks (also known as story stones) by Tracy King  An easy DIY tutorial for making singing rocks or story stones to teach storytelling, sequencing, improvisation and even OPERA!  Great for many themes including: fairy tales, Bible stories, camping, outer space, ocean, Peter and the Wolf, Carnival of Animals and more.  No paint pens or Sharpies are needed for this great teacher craft!

Singing Rocks

You may have seen these around the teaching world called "story stones". Essentially these are rocks that you can use to teach storytelling, practice opera singing or expl

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

Successful First Day in Music Class

The first day of music class can be hard to plan! You want it to be great, but also cover important procedures.

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