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 uses of fire on a tablet to show the children … 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 age, most children have basic reading and writing skills, which … Continue reading What Is The Best Age To Start Music Lessons?
Here’s my lesson plan for the Crocodile theme! This lesson was fun to do for the reason that it is an unusual theme. Feel free to use this plan in whichever way that best suits your class age and needs. Materials Preparation: Find a picture of a crocodile on a tablet to show the children as part of the introduction. Prepare the songs included in … Continue reading The Crocodile – Music & Movement Lesson Plan
Here’s my music and movement lesson plan outline for the theme on ANIMALS. Bear in mind, this lesson is prepared for ages from 18 months up to 5 years old. Also, and as always, you may want to modify the lesson plan according to your class needs. Remember to begin with your warm-up “Hello Song” in your circle when you begin and then to end … Continue reading Animals Music and Movement Lesson Plan
Here’s my lesson plan for the Winter theme! Materials Preparation: Bring a beanie, a scarf and a pair of gloves to class to help introduce the Winter theme. Find some pictures or posters of winter on a tablet to show the children as part of the introduction. Prepare the songs included in the lesson outline below (you can buy them on iTunes or download them … Continue reading Winter Music & Movement Lesson Plan