Tag Archives: music

“The Sneaky Sounds” Instrumental Prelude

Congratulations to all the performers today!  The Penguins and the Mustangs did a great job acting out “The Vanishing Pumpkin,” our Halloween show.  The Explorers set the Halloween mood with a musical prelude “The Sneaky Sounds.” About a month ago, … Continue reading

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Spider Web Play Additional Photos

Here are more pictures for the Spider Web Play Extensions (click here to read post) and Spider Numbers Game (click here to read post).  Two more days to enjoy spider web play until Halloween!    

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Spider Web Play Extensions

The spider web is proving to be fun for many opportunities of extended learning.  My music selection today was “In the Hall of the Mountain King” from “Peer Gynt” by Edvard Grieg.  Many students recognized the music from movies, their … Continue reading

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Follow the Spider Web Lines

“Wow, this is so cool!” “It’s a spider web!” “Do we get to be spiders?” Students are surprised and amazed when they walk into the music room to see a blue spider web on the floor.  They immediately want to … Continue reading

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In The News: Is Music The Key?

“Consider the qualities these high achievers say music has sharpened: collaboration, creativity, discipline and the capacity to reconcile conflicting ideas. All are qualities notably absent from public life. Music may not make you a genius, or rich, or even a … Continue reading

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Ghost Chant Scare!

One of my favorite Halloween activities is to pretend to be ghosts using scarves.  Many students remember it from last year and are ready to scare themselves and their friends!  I changed my chant this year to provide an element … Continue reading

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Crawling in A Spider web!

In Creative Movement, I had a surprise for the Dolphins and Seals.  After our hello warm-up song, the students helped me roll up the carpet to uncover a larger than life spider web!  They were all so excited and thrilled … Continue reading

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