Groundhog Day Celebration

We’ll be celebrating Groundhog’s Day this week in music class!  What fun!  Will he see his shadow?  In Minnesota, I think we are used to having long winters, but we can always hope for an early spring! We will sing our morning song, “I’m Glad You Came Today”. I am so very happy to see all the smiling faces!  As… 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 →

Soft

Can music be soft?  Yes!  This week we will 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!  As… 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 →