Monthly Archives: October 2012

“Where the Wild Things Are” Skit

The Intra-Curricular Activities Teachers (ICAT) team has adapted the story, “Where the Wild Things Are,” as a Halloween show.  As a team, we each worked on separate parts to have a thrilling show with a script, dance choreography, costumes, and … Continue reading

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“Halloween, It’s A Scary Scene.”

I wrote a Halloween song that I have been using in all my classes.  When I sing the song, I make a sound after I name the characters (ex. ghosts, OooooO, cats, hiss).  With preschool students, I focus on the … Continue reading

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Halloween Instrument Play

In music, I am reading “Fright Night Flight” to all the classes in the spirit of Halloween.  Each student plays a character based on the instrument they choose.  When I introduce the instruments, I state the character’s name instead of … Continue reading

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The Mummy Dance

The Giraffes in Creative Movement became mummies in the spirit of Halloween.  With a few rolls of toilet paper on stock, I wrapped the students’ upper bodies with toilet paper.  Several students kept their arms and hands tight to their … Continue reading

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The Range of Music Lessons

In addition to the group music classes, I teach private music lessons at The Parish School.  For many of my private students, our music lesson is a time to explore instruments, learning how to play them, and what they are … Continue reading

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