Movement, Seasonal

Spooky Fun

It's October!!! I think Halloween/Fall music is one of my favorite seasons to teach in the classroom. There are so many things that can be done and so much that can be listened to. Students love playing games with pumpkins, ghosts, and all kinds of creatures. I'm going to share today one of the story-songs… Continue reading Spooky Fun

Movement, Orff, Rhythm, Singing

You’ve Got Mail…part 1

This year my 3rd grade concert was entitled "You've Got Mail". We did 6 different songs all about things you get in the mail. I wanted to share with you some of the songs we did and my process for getting us there.  This post contains the first 3 songs "Writing a Letter", "Postcards", and… Continue reading You’ve Got Mail…part 1

Instruments, Movement, Rhythm, Seasonal, Singing, Solfege, Teacher Ideas

Back to School

This is my second week of school and we are in full swing now!  For me back to school is an exciting time and I love seeing my students again and getting to make music with them.  I teacher 1st-4th graders, so it is nice when I see my 2nd-4th graders they already know my… Continue reading Back to School