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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 →

St. Patrick’s Day

We will be celebrating St Patrick’s Day in music class this week.  We will talk a little bit about St. Patrick’s Day.  Mainly about some of the things we may see around us in the world.  St. Patrick is celebrated by people in Ireland but also by many Irish all over the world.  St. Patrick helped the Irish a long… Read more →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Groundhog Day

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 →

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 →

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 →