Continue reading “The Mitten”Many of us are familiar with the Jan Brett book, but this Ukrainian folk tale has a very interesting history! Here are songs, lesson plans, and resources for the beautiful story.
This 2-chord song for voice, ukulele, and rainbow instruments (Boomwhackers & bells) is sure to be a hit! There’s no warbling going on here, just cantabile singing!
This song features:
- 2 chords-G7 and C
- 3/4 meter
- ABA form
- some terrific turkey rhyming
Sheet music is available on my Teachers Pay Teachers page.
This resource of the Thanksgiving classic, Over the River and Through the Wood, includes parts for Boomwhackers, bells, and ukulele. Each part has audio and video files to support student learning AND in two different tempos-lento and adagio. Students learn about beats per minute (bpm) as they play their parts.
Play and learn in class or use it as a wonderful performance piece for winter concerts!
Music objectives include:
- 6/8 meter and common rhythms
- tempo markings
- treble clef notation for melody
- ukulele chords C, D7, F, and G7
- classic American song repertoire
- ensemble playing