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This year our local library (Commerce Township Community Library) is offering special children’s programs that emphasize Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, they use the acronym STEM… Preschool Poems, Kindergarten Songs, Kids Poems, Preschool Music, Preschool Classroom, Preschool Learning, Preschool Activities, Fingerplays For Preschoolers, Children Songs

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This year our local library (Commerce Township Community Library) is offering special children’s programs that emphasize Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, they use the acronym STEM…

and Fingerplays Fingerplay, "Tommy Thumb" (free; from Kindergarten Nana)Fingerplay, "Tommy Thumb" (free; from Kindergarten Nana) Preschool Fingerplays, Preschool Music, Preschool Action Songs, Preschool Circle Time Songs, Transition Songs For Preschool, Preschool Transitions, Finger Rhymes, Finger Plays, Kids Poems

Poems and Fingerplays

There are so many valid, important reasons to use a lot of poems and fingerplays with young children. First of all, they are interactive and fun, they help get children’s attention and parti…

MUSIC: rhythm sticks, Elementary music classrooms and lesson plans Music Lessons For Kids, Music Lesson Plans, Music For Kids, Cc Music, Elementary Music Lessons, Primary Lessons, Piano Lessons, Kids Songs, Kindergarten Music

Let’s Play with Rhythm Sticks!

This week I’m featuring the rhythm sticks! I love these instruments especially for groups due to the fact that they are inexpensive, compact, easy to clean and easy to play. Adaptations can a…

Make SNOW Mistake About It…We LOVE Winter Cute! Kids throw a beanbag on the snowman then build the number it lands on in the ten frame. {First Grade Parade} Winter Fun, Winter Theme, Winter Ideas, Winter Snow, Winter Activities, Preschool Activities, Preschool Winter, Kindergarten Classroom, Teaching Math

Make SNOW Mistake About It…We LOVE Winter! - Cara Carroll

Toss a beanbag on a number on the snowman, kids make it in the 10 frame with snowflakes

It's a New Day: Music and Movement! It's a New Day: Music and Movement! Preschool Music Activities, Kindergarten Music, Movement Activities, Teaching Music, Movement Preschool, Children Activities, Teaching Resources, Songs For Dance, Kids Songs

Music and Movement!

This post is inspired by a few different things: 1. I am a stay-at-home mommy to two busy, WIGGLY preschoolers living in a COLD climate. They I depend on them getting adequate physical activity during the day for life to run smoothly around here, and our options for physical activity in the winter are very limited. The majority of our indoor options involve yucky germs and can be a little overstimulating (i.e. fast food play places, indoor mall play areas and the like, so we try to limit the…

Best Books and Resources for Teaching Preschool Music - Let's Play Music Preschool Music Activities, Kindergarten Music, Preschool Lessons, Piano Teaching, Teaching Kids, Learning Piano, Music For Toddlers, Kids Music, Toddler Music

Best Books and Resources for Teaching Preschool Music - Let's Play Music

Best Books and resources for teaching preschool music - An invaluable list of preschool music resources to get you started teaching little ones music.

TAP IT OUT - Steady Beat; steady beat and cross lateral movement Preschool Music Activities, Kindergarten Music, Movement Activities, Teaching Music, Drama Activities, History Activities, Teaching Tips, Music Beats, Music And Movement

TAP IT OUT - Steady Beat & Cross-lateral Movement to Begin the New Year!

Hi! I’m Miss Carole of Macaroni Soup, Active Music for Active Learners in cold and snowy Chicago! Let’s get the action g...

Bean bag games and activities can grab your students attention, help you teach a lesson, and keep your students engaged. Get free bean bag games from Sing Play Create. Music Education Activities, Physical Education Games, Preschool Activities, Health Education, Bean Bag Activities For Pe, Physical Activities, Special Education, Preschool Music Lessons, Texas Education

Free Bean Bag Activities for Music Class

How could you know that bean bag activities will make your music class lessons SUPER? You couldn't, unless you've used them a lot!

I have worked very hard to create an environment that beckons kids to explore. I love the Reggio Emilia philosophy of the environment. Reggio Classroom, Classroom Layout, Classroom Organisation, Classroom Design, Music Classroom, Preschool Classroom, Montessori Playroom, Classroom Ideas, Organization

Our Room: An Environment Created for Investigating

I have worked very hard to create an environment that beckons kids to explore. I love the Reggio Emilia philosophy of the environment being the third teacher. Here is a little tour of our room. Our Listening Station Our Meeting Area From the back by the cubbies From the front of the room looking back In my effort to create a calming environment for all of us, I took down anything that was commercially made and replaced it with things made by the children. No more "store bought" alphabet or…

Songs for Egg Shakers - Nice list of song ideas for using shakers Music Therapy Activities, Music Education Games, Movement Activities, Class Activities, Kindergarten Music, Preschool Music, Teaching Music, Primary Songs, Egg Shakers

I ♥ Shakers

A month or so ago, I found a large bag of plastic easter eggs for $1.00 at a garage sale. I bought them for the sole purpose of turning them into egg shakers to use for large groups (in therapy or …

8 creative movement scarf activities Interactive music and movement education materials. Preschool Music Activities, Music Education Activities, Physical Education, Health Education, Drama Activities, Physical Activities, Kindergarten Music, Character Education, Motor Activities

8 Ways to Use Scarves in the Classroom

Elementary music teachers and movement teachers can use scarves for many activities. In this blog post you'll find 12 ways to use scarves in music class.

Ideas with Rhythm Sticks! Good k song for first time using rhythm sticks Preschool Songs, Music Activities, Music Games, Kids Songs, Singing Games, Baby Songs, Music Lessons For Kids, Music For Kids, Music Worksheets

If You Have Some Rhythm Sticks: Storytime Song

Make sure to check out our Rhythm Sticks playlist for more ideas: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcw3Y8sV0xpuJE0x8IPL0X37a6UnW4l7qLyrics:If you have s...

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The Bear Snores On

I love building lessons around children's literature and finding ways that I can incorporate folk songs with them. Some of the books I choose are based on a song, such as "She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain" that I sing to the students, and others are not based on a song, but I find ways to add instruments or incorporate a folk song on some of the page turns. It can be a great way to introduce a song because they get a lot of listening repetitions of the song and by the end of the story…

Rhythm Sticks Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers Rhythm Stick Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers - fun for music and movement!Rhythm Stick Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers - fun for music and movement! Movement Preschool, Preschool Music Activities, Preschool Lessons, Toddler Preschool, Preschool Activities, Motor Activities, Physical Activities, Free Preschool, Holiday Activities

Easy Rhythm Sticks Activities

Looking for easy rhythm sticks activities? This collection is a fun way to add music to your toddler and preschool day!