For all preschool teachers and mommies who want to have fun with their young children, here's a Free Farm Animals music & movement lesson plan 🙂 E-I-E-I-Ooo!
"Oh, no - I don't want to do music exams", a student of mine would tell me. "I just want to learn to play the piano for fun." "Cool! Okay, which song would you like to start learning?" I (the music teacher) reply. I am slightly disappointed. Afterall, exams can actually be really fun to prepare for… Continue reading Should You Do Music Exams?
For those of us living in the southern hemisphere, the warm weather is here. At last the sunny days of short sleeves and bare feet has come! Then for those of you in the northern hemisphere - how about y'all just save this lesson plan for future use! It's one to look forward to for… Continue reading Spring – Music & Movement Lesson Plan
This week's music and movement lesson is on the theme Under The Sea. I'm pretty sure the first thing that comes to all of our minds is of Sebastian the crab singing "Under The Sea" in his Jamaican accent. In this theme, there are so many different songs and resources you could choose from. But Super… Continue reading Under The Sea – Music & Movement Lesson Plan
This week's music and movement lesson is on learning Direction. As in - up, down, behind, left, right, in front of, etc.. Here's a great topic to reinforce using music to help our kids understand us exasperated parents when we try to direct them to find their other shoe, sock or toy. Yes folks... this… Continue reading Learning Direction – Music & Movement Lesson Plan
We did a music and movement lesson last week on FIRE SAFETY. It's really an important topic to discuss with kids from a young age, given the great hazard that fire poses in life. Be sure to discuss the good uses of fire and of course how to respect it! Materials Preparation: Find pictures of the… Continue reading FIRE SAFETY – Music & Movement Lesson Plan
When I was young, I remember my mom telling us kids that we would only start music lessons when we turned 9 years old. Back then, I was disappointed that I would have to wait a few more years. For my mom, 9 years old was the right age to start music lessons. At that… Continue reading What Is The Best Age To Start Music Lessons?