How are you coping with distance learning? Don’t forget about the fun songs and community carpet time activities as well. As the music teacher I’ve been hosting daily sing-a-longs with my students, here are some of my favorite ideas and songs.
In this exciting cross-curricular unit students learn all about spring! Using music as a platform we touch on all sorts of K-2 Standards, from parts of a plant (science) counting currency (math) and The Very Hungry Caterpillar (reading). Perfect for both the sunny and rainy spring days! Unit Overview Video: Find Materials Here: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/A-Sound-Mind …
I’ve done a lot of lessons on flowers and spring time, and this was a perfect introduction activity to those larger more in-depth lessons. A short 30 minute lesson, that involves, coloring, singing, and sharing!
April showers bring May flowers, and with that come opportunities to integrate the science of plants into your classroom! In the K-2 curriculum maps, this short lesson is the perfect intro to a unit on the parts of a plant.
“Sakura,” or “Cherry Blossoms”, is a traditional Japanese folk song that invokes the season of spring. Probably one of the most popular songs of all time, it’s an incredibly easy and accessible choral piece in both English and Japanese.
“Teaching children about global issues and encouraging them to see the world through the eyes of another is of huge importance”, according to Campbell and a growing movement of internationally-minded educators. In an increasingly interconnected world, today’s young generation need to learn be able to engage in communication with people from a wide range of different…
Spring has sprung, and let’s put on our listening ears and see what we can hear! A great listening game for grades K-2 has students discussing the sounds heard in Spring time and then listening to them w/ 8 different tic-tac-toe bingo boards.