Nutcracker

We are getting closer to the holidays!  Excitement is in the air!  Let’s celebrate with a magical and musical holiday story!  The Nutcracker. This week music class will be a little different.  We will start music class with our “Hello…” song.  Right away, I will introduce a composer who we met last week.  Tchaikovsky  We review what we talked about… Read more →

Counting

Music class this week will be all about counting!  Counting is so much more fun when we count to music!  We will quickly sing “Hello” to all our friends so we can start counting right away!  As we practice counting, we count with our fingers to ten.  Now that we have practiced, we are ready!  We will be marching while… Read more →

Soft

Can music be soft?  Yes!  This week we will be having a quiet music class.  This may be hard, because we love music that is loud and full of energy, but soft music can be just as fun! Let’s start our music class by singing our “Hello…” song to all our friends.  Making sure we shake hands with our neighbors! … Read more →

Thanksgiving

Music class this week will be focusing on Thanksgiving and being “thankful”.  As we start our music class with our “Hello…” song we will also sing one of our favorite songs, with a slight lyric change.  The song, “If You’re Thankful & You Know It” is a student favorite! After talking about Thanksgiving and all that we have to be… Read more →

Colors

In music class, we celebrate just about anything… and today we are going to sing, dance, and experience music by looking at colors.     We will start by singing “I’m Glad You Came Today”. As soon as we’ve said hello to everyone, we will look at the colors we are wearing today.  Every color we are wearing, will be rhymed… Read more →

Fall Leaves

What season are we in?  FALL or also called AUTUMN. Let’s celebrate Fall! After we sing our “Hello…” song to our friends we will be talking about the changes in our world around us.  Look out the window… what do you see?  The weather is getting colder, the wind is blowing, and the leaves on the trees are not only… Read more →

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 →