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Children’s Books & Music: Brown Bear

One of my favorite So-Mi beginning lessons uses the book Brown Bear, Brown Bear. Most of my students have already read this book numerous times before we do it in class, which makes it even more fun! I start by singing the story to the kids, just putting it into a simple So-Mi melody. At the… Continue reading Children’s Books & Music: Brown Bear

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Children’s Books & Music: The Cat with the Cool Shoes

You all know which cat I'm talking about. The one with the different colored shoes! There are a lot of copyright issues with this book and posting and using it on different sites, so I'm not going to mention it by name, just to stay safe! But, that doesn't mean I can't share my lesson… Continue reading Children’s Books & Music: The Cat with the Cool Shoes

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In the Hall of the Mountain King

This is a seasonal favorite in my room for each grade level! Special shout out to Traci Patterson for the body percussion idea I now use with my older kids. For my little students( 1st/2nd) I love to use the song "In The Hall of the Mountain King" with the story We're Off To Find… Continue reading In the Hall of the Mountain King