Tag Archive for music

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Shake, Rattle, & Roll

Nothing like listening to a little rock ‘n roll.  We will learn about rock ‘n roll music and have a little fun! As usual, we will start music class by singing our “morning song”. Right away we will talk about Rock Music, style, instruments, and sound.  Rock music is very unique.  It has a strong beat with percussion instruments.  There… Read more →