Instruments, Movement, Orff, Rhythm, Singing

Snowflakes

As an Orff Schulwerk teacher I try and utilize the Music for Children Volumes in my classroom as much as I can.  All of these pieces and melodies work great for young students.  When working with the Volumes, I try and be creative in the lyrics and process I write for my students.  It also… Continue reading Snowflakes

Rhythm

Miss White Had a Fright

This week I began teaching the Miss White poem to my 1st grade students.  They have been working on steady beat vs. rhythm and we are just starting to label our rhythm notes.  This song is perfect, I think, because it has a lot of different rhythms throughout the whole song.  The students can't just… Continue reading Miss White Had a Fright