If you want your students to be engaged, you need to have movement activities in your classroom. Movement allows students to feel things in their bodies, get the wiggles out, and be actively engaged in the lesson. In this post, we’re talking about 10 of my favorite lower grade movement activities. This is certainly not… Continue reading The Best Movement Activities For K-1 Elementary Music Lessons
One of the most common questions that I get is, “What do I do with older elementary students?” I get it. Fourth and fifth grade students can be tough to teach elementary music. They may deem activities too childish, they are more self conscious about singing, and a million other things all contribute to them… Continue reading My Best Movement Activities for 4 and 5 Grade Music
Looking for a super simple movement activity for your elementary music room? Whether you need a warm up, a time suck, or to just wake the students up, these 5 movement activities with stick figures are the way to go. They are easy, require almost no prep, and the kids LOVE them.
I love using scarves in my music class. They encourage movement, can be used for many different types of activities, and they are just plain fun. This is a scarf routine to Sempre Libera from La Traviata. If you have read some of my opera lessons like this one (Music Lesson Ideas: Opera Stories), you know that… Continue reading Free K-2 Music Lesson: Sempre Libera Scarf Routine