A list of books from newly published to classics for the music classroom with links, music connections, activities, and lesson plans!
A growing compilation of great books and musical connections that work with them!
Books Reviewed + music connection ideas
Continue reading “The Best Children’s Literature for the Music Classroom”
Blank Booklets to Create Your Own Verses
a presentation with mp3s to learn the song a simple Orff arrangement for xylophone, glockenspiel, and guiro a booklet template for students to create their own verses
Lyric Writing Booklet for A My Name Is Alice Jump Rope Chant and Song A My Name is ALICE
A, My Name is Alice by Jane E. Bayer, illustrated by Steven Kellogg. Kellogg is one of my favorite illustrators with his content-rich drawings and humor.
First verse: A, my name is Alice, and my husband’s name is Alex…
VIDEO A My Name Is …
A My Name Is … by Alice Lyne, illustrated by Lynne Cravath. This version doesn’t always begin each verse with a girl’s name and replaces “husband” with “best friend.”
First verse: A my name is Alex, my best friend’s name is Angie…
Second verse: B my name is Becca, my best friend’s name is Billy…
Find fun and engaging Valentine’s Day songs, games, dances, and activities to make a week of LOVE in the music room. Some “love” songs can be used any time of the year!
The BEST Valentine Game for K-2 Roses Are Red (3-6) I Love the Mountains (3-6) At the Bottom of the Sea (K-1) Continue reading “Valentine Themed Music Resources”
The classic song, “Who Has Seen the Wind?” has been
REMIXED and is ready for winter, spring, summer, and fall windy weather!
Continue reading “Who Has Seen the Wind? Song & Lesson Rhythmic REMIX”