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During the 1930s-1950s, some of the best cartoons were created. Many of them used classical music to great effect, creating some of the finest animated masterpieces of all time. Here are our picks ...

Housing a Forestfrom Housing a Forest

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

Using empty Aunt Jemima bottles (because they are in the shape of a lady), you have the kids spell the things she ate with little letter beads. THE LADY EATS THEM!!! This is spectacular! Do with pictures instead for kinder retelling?

Housing a Forestfrom Housing a Forest

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly Learning Station (using Mrs. Butterworth Bottles!!; from Housing a Forest)

Play to Learn the Alphabet with Musical Alphabet (like musical chairs!) an active way to review letters & their sounds

I have who has game. I have a simpler version of this for 1-2 but it's nice to have a harder one for the upper grades.

this clip is about as perfect as it gets for showing musical opposites! Sesame Street - Ernie and Bert sing "Loud and Soft"- would work great for K-1. Also has "long" and "short" and they sing high and low and on different vowels.

Musical Patterns Activity from Crayola - free lesson plans: this would be a great idea for students in my special education class