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Name Games and Activities to start the school year

Some music teachers teach more than a thousand students each week and it can be very difficult to remember the names. Starting your first classes with a name game will help you to remember those names – at least for this music class!  If you go the Back to School Unit in Units at www.Musicplayonline.com, […]

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Preschool Music Lesson, May 6, 2014

This class was taught to 3, 4, and 5 year old students in a Montessori school.   This was the second in  a series of 5 lessons that I’ll be doing with them. Beat/Name Chant:  We started the class with our beat and name chant. I reviewed the beat chant.  Beat, beat, feel the beat.  Say […]

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Preschool Music Lesson – April Week 3

I realize that I’m a week behind, but I’m going to teach April week 4’s lesson next week, even though I know it’s going to be May.  I wanted to teach the entire month’s lessons and it’s going really well. Hello song – Today I used a different hello song.  I’m so happy to see […]

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Preschool Music Classes

I’ve been working on a preschool curriculum this year, combining what I think are the strengths of John Feirabend’s First Steps, and the curriculums that use instruments more extensively – Lynn Kleiner, Music Together, Kindermusik.  My hope is that Musicplay Preschool will be an easy to follow curriculum that will encourage students to enjoy singing, […]