Happy Halloween!

We’re celebrating Halloween all week long in music class.  Ms. Sadie will be in costume as the Music Magician.  Look for her wearing a cosmic purple cape! We’ll of course start class by singing our welcome song, “Hello, how are you?”. As we begin to talk about Halloween, I thought I we would sing a song that will help us know… Read more →

“P” is for…

PUMPKINS, PIANO & so much more! This week we will have another class where we celebrate fall and talk about pumpkins.  One of our first musical activities will be to sing about how a pumpkin grows!  We need to bury our pumpkin seed, water the ground, make sure the sun shines, & watch it grow!  “Grow the Pumpkins” by Imagination… Read more →

Fall Pumpkins

Pumpkins in music class? Yes! In music class, I like to include holidays, seasons, & special events. The more I can make connections to what is happening around us, the more successful children are at making and creating lasting memories. As we enter fall, we see many decorations, not only in classrooms, but also in our houses and around our neighborhoods.  A… Read more →

Rhythm & Drums

It’s the start of a new week, that means we’ll be experiencing something new in music class! As we start music class, we will sing one of our welcome songs to greet our friends and get ready for music.  We need to be wide awake and ready for rhythms, so we will warm up with an old favorite… “If You’re… Read more →

Staccato

Let’s MARCH to the beat, music, rhythm… As we start our music class, we will learn a new morning song.  Some of my friends will remember this song from last year.  It is a music class favorite!  I encourage everyone to learn this song.  “Hello, How are You” is a song that not only has repetition, but will help students learn how… Read more →

Quarter Notes & Rhythm Fun

This week, we’ll be learning  and singing a new rhythm.  After singing our usual morning song, “I’m Glad You Came Today“, the students will be playing some new instruments.  We’ll be talking about what family  most rhythmical instruments come from… The Percussion Family!   Roger Ribbit will be visiting with a new note, the quarter note.  Roger teaches children not only the… Read more →

Beginnings

It’s the beginning of a new year with Ms. Sadie, the Music Lady.  This week in class we will be learning & singing about beginnings! I am very excited to see some of last year’s friends!  Meeting new friends will be such a treat, it will be fun to get to know you through the year! We start our music class singing our… Read more →

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Have you noticed it has been raining a lot lately?  Music class will be all about rain.  We’ll of course start by saying & singing hello to friends.  We will talk about the month we are in… APRIL!  April is known for being the rainiest month of the year.  Why do we need rain?  Rain helps everything “wake up” &… Read more →

Band Music

Music class this week will be full of many surprises.  We’ll listen & sing music that will make you laugh, march, & create loud noises.  As we sing our morning song, we will wave, point, & say hello to all our friends.  Our first song will be about silly & crazy animals.  Ain’t it great to be crazy? This week… Read more →

Easter Celebrations

Happy Easter!  Or maybe, hoppy Easter?!?!  This week, our music class will be full of Easter fun!  We will sing our “hello song” and make sure we wave to all our friends.  Bunnies remind us of Easter.  So why shouldn’t we start our class by singing and dancing to the “Bunny Pokey“.  We have to find our long bunny ears,… Read more →