Category Archives: Camp Acorn 2013

“What’s Your Sound, Hound the Hound?” Extended Pages

Continuing on the theme of Mo Willems books for a music lesson, I found the book, What’s Your Sound, Hound the Hound?  Cat asks every animal what is their sound and they respond: Cow moos, Chick peeps, and Hound woofs.  … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunt: “X” Marks the Spot

The Buccaneers went on a treasure hunt in music!  I placed some goodies in brown paper bags marked with a “X” around the room.  And sang this song to give each student a turn to find a treasure in the … Continue reading

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Making a Paper Didgeridoo

The Travelers and Explorers are studying Australia.  In music, I shared an Australian instrument, the didgeridoo.  The didgeridoo is usually 3 to 10 feet long, made of tree wood.  Australians take their favorite tree branch or trunk, hollow it out, … Continue reading

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Larry the Lobster: Sing and Chant with Hats!

Larry the lobster, Larry the lobster, digging in the sand.  Oh, what a guy! Larry the lobster, Larry the lobster, singing along his way.  Oh, no! Watch out, Larry!  Here comes a (shark).  Here comes a (shark). Run, Larry, run.  … Continue reading

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The Recorders Flash Mob!

This week, the Travelers learned about Argentina and the quena (pronounced ke-na), the traditional Andean flute.  We watched a video demonstration of how to play the quena, blowing into it, and finger placement.  The students noticed that the quena is … Continue reading

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