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Five Little Fishes

Five little fishes swimming in the sea, Teasing Mr. Shark, “You can’t catch me!” Along comes Mr. Shark, silent as can be. And CHOMP! Then there were four. The Dinosaurs loved acting and singing “Five Little Fishes.”  First, we did … Continue reading

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The Vegetable Orchestra: Vegetable Instruments

The Chefs experienced a whole new level of music making: with vegetables!  We watched a video about The Vegetable Orchestra where the musicians create all their instruments based on vegetables: carrots, leeks, celery, pumpkin, beans, bell peppers, and more.  They … Continue reading

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Bumblebee Drumming and Singing

The Pandas drummed their way on a bumblebee hunt.  We played fast on the drum as to run to find some bees.  Then we drew circles with our mallets on the drum head while we buzzed with our voices, listening … Continue reading

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“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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Teaching A Song and Learning New Variations

It is always fun to teach a new song to a group of students.  Sometimes there may be one or two students who already know the song and can help led the singing.  Occasionally, that one student may know a … Continue reading

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