14 Common Musical Terms All Piano Players Need to Know
As you learn to read music, you'll come across many sheet music terms that indicate the tempo, style, and more. Here are 14 common terms to know!
35 Back To School Affirmations and a Free Printable!
Start your child's day off with a reminder that they are capable of anything! A list of 35 Affirmations to Create Confident Kids! FREE Printable!
Rhythm Instruments: Cutting Down on the Chaos
Teaching music with fun, tried & tested lessons, DIY classroom projects & ideas your students will love with Tracy King, the Bulletin Board Lady.
Music and The Underground Railroad | Education Closet
How did music play a part in the Underground Railroad? In today's Music and the Underground Railroad lesson, we'll show you how.
Music and Me
I’m at it again! Yesterday I realized that we are doing different books than I had on our school schedule, and that I have to fix that. But as I went into Excel, I found that – every …
RHYTHM LESSON 9 - Notation with rests
It is now time to add rests to our music. This is basically the same lesson as lesson 8 but it includes the quarter rests. The addition of the rest means there are a lot more options for grouping the notes in sets of 4. Just a reminder that the rest gets one beat just as the quarter note does. Whenever the children are reading and clapping music it is important that the rest be "felt" even though there is no sound. For this lesson you may want to add instruments for variety. I always told my…
Happy - Bucket Drumming Accompaniment
A bucket drumming accompaniment to be played along with "Happy" by Pharrell Williams. Regular noteheads are the center of the bucket, X's are stick clicks, triangles are clicks on the rim. Printable sheet music.Want a specific accompaniment to a song? Leave it in the comments or leave a question!
Primary Singing Wheels
These wheels are made specifically for Primary Choristers to use in their LDS Primary classes, and include songs from the Primary Songbook and the LDS Hymnbook. The file includes the files needed for two different wheels--one for How to Sing (all boys, Sing a solo, sing every other word, etc). The o...
"I just want to teach music!" - Classroom Management Strategies for Elementary Music Teachers - Jessica Peresta- The Domestic Musician
Classroom management is one of the most important things for a teacher to implement. Teaching goes so much smoother if the right classroom management strategies are in place. These ideas about classroom management for elementary music teachers have worked with my own students and will help you with new ideas.
Classroom Games and Activities for General Music - NAfME
Are you looking for Musical Games and Activities for your classroom? You’ve come to the right place! NAfME members shared some fantastic exercises they use in their classrooms – and…
Music Class Bean Bag Games-Assessment, Review, Brain Breaks K-6
K-6 Music Class Games to Assess, Review, Reward students. You can play these fun and easily adaptable games with just a couple of bean bags. Especially useful for a Sub Tub, before a Holiday or Break and for End of the Year Activities.Resource Includes: 8 (Eight) Games with directions and adaptation...
Music Monsters – Composition Game for 3rd Grade and Beyond - Make Moments Matter
This was a fun game that I happened onto with my third graders late last semester. I found these super cool die-cut monsters at the Dollar Tree and knew that I wanted to make something fun with them. I’m working on expanding my center materials/composition games because I’ll have my […]
Valentine`s Day Music Coloring Pages | Color by Dynamics
These Valentine`s Day-themed coloring sheets were created to help students identify or differentiate between basic dynamics symbols.This set contains 5 designs in 4 different formats (+ 5 pages with answers):~1 format ~ symbols, Italian term, and the definition match the symbols in the picture.~2 fo...
70 Free Ideas for Primary/Elementary Music Lessons on Zoom (Distance Learning)
Download the entire list of 70 ideas as a PDF!Drop in your details and we'll send it straight to your inbox Download Free PDF! At Beginner Orchestra, we recognise that times are tough for orchestral music in our schools! So, we have been looking at ways of supporting the community by using our expert knowledge […]
Music Posters Recorder Fingering Charts
Music Class Decor Set 2♫ This file contains (41) 8.5 x 11 pages in PDF format. ♫ There is a chart/poster for every pitch from middle C to A above the staff - including #'s and b's, for the Baroque Soprano Recorder.♫ The posters/charts will help reinforce correct fingering and treble pitch recogniti...