Exercise & Energy

This week our music class will focus on exercise!  We need to exercise to help our body stay healthy.  In a season where it is cold and many viruses are around, it is important to not only eat our vegetables & fruit, but also exercise our bodies.  After we sing our morning song, “Hello, how are you?” we will start… Read more →

Vegetables & Fruit

Guess what?  This week in music class we will be talking about vegetables & fruit!  Why are we going to talk about food in music class?  Great question!  When children sing and actively participate, they tend to remember ideas and words easier.  That is why music is such a wonderful medium to use with children.  It is very important, especially… Read more →

Valentine Class

I’m so excited to celebrate Valentines Day all week in my music class.  I really do love sharing music each week to my favorite little ones in my life.  Let’s celebrate Valentines Day with MUSIC!  We will sing our morning “Hello” song, making sure we say hello and shake hands with our friends.  This is just one way to show… Read more →

Winter Snowflakes & more…

It’s official… it is WINTER.  As we start our class, we talk about the season we are currently experiencing… WINTER.  What does winter mean to us?  I love to hear all their ideas about winter; coat, hats, boots, mittens, sledding, snowballs, skiing, snowmen, etc. The list could go on and on!  I also want to know what favorite winter activity… Read more →

Shapes

It’s another week in music class.  Are you ready to learn while making music?  This week’s class will be all about shapes.  But first we need to say “Hello…” to all our friends! After our greeting, we will look at four shapes.  Square, Circle, Triangle, Rectangle Why are we talking about shapes in music class?  Sometimes we can learn things… Read more →

LOUD & soft

Last week we talked about soft, or piano music.  Did you know that music is played at many different levels?  We call these dynamics.  We will remember what piano meant from last week, and also learn about LOUD music this week. As we start our class with our morning song, we will sing “I’m Glad You Came Today” and make… Read more →

Cymbals

Get ready!  Music class is going to be full of loud noises this week!  But first we need to sing our morning song.  We’ll be singing “I’m Glad You Came Today” for our morning song.  As we wave hello to our friends, we also sing and clap in our final verse, which is very important for our music class today. I have to make… Read more →

Celebrate Slow

Slow?  Yep!  Today in music class we will be taking things a bit “slower”. We will start our class by singing our “Morning” song, making sure everyone is awake!  Our first musical activity will be to sing “Head & Shoulders, Knees & Toes“.  A familiar favorite!  But, today we will not be singing it faster and faster… we will be… Read more →

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 →