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Lesson Plan: Hearing Colors

This week’s lesson focuses on colors in music, using art as a tangible medium for children to interact with what they hear. All you will need is some paper, paint or markers, and your imagination hat! Resources: Download the Lesson Plan [...]

June 1st, 2020|Tags: , , |

Lesson Plan: Opening Up Your Ears Activity

The lesson this week is a fun foundational activity for all ages, developing active listening and encouraging interaction with our environment. As you work with this activity, please remember that you are the expert in judging the appropriate difficulty of lessons for your children. We encourage modifications, and welcome you [...]

May 25th, 2020|Tags: , |

Lesson Plan: Sounds Like the Olympics!

This week’s lesson is about the Olympics, and works with John Williams’ famous Olympic Fanfare, written for the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. This summer would have been the 2020 Summer Olympics, and we can still celebrate by learning about them! Williams’ has stated that his goal in writing [...]

May 18th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Lesson Plan: What’s That Note?

This week’s lesson is a fun introductory musical game for primary aged students. It’s especially good for getting the wiggles out in between other classwork and getting them away from the computer screen. As an activity with physical motions, this game helps students solidify their understanding of the basic musical [...]

May 11th, 2020|Tags: , |

Lesson Plan: Exploring Musical Energy

The lesson this week is about musical energy in a fun compare-and-contrast activity! Using painting and colors helps children put abstract musical ideas into recognizable differences that they can more readily discuss. Fun fact: The video resource for the second piece is from the Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar [...]

May 3rd, 2020|Tags: , |
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