"The Mitten" is a classic children's storybook that has been beloved by generations of readers. Written and illustrated by Jan Brett, it tells the tale of a boy named Nicki who loses his white mitten in the snow. The mitten is soon discovered by a variety of forest animals, who each crawl inside to keep warm. If you are looking for musical resources to accompany the children's classic ... Read More about Storybook Music Lesson Plan: The Mitten by Jan Brett
I love the Carnival of the Animals suite by Camille Saint-Saëns. In my experience, children tend to enjoy the music because it is a playful and imaginative musical composition that features a variety of animals. It is very easy for them to visualize the story because it is orchestrated in a way that mimics the sounds and movements of different animals, such as elephants, kangaroos, and ... Read More about Composer Music Lesson Plans: Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saëns
Are you looking for creative ways to spark your students' interest in classical music? Try out this activity, which encourages students to engage with the music and see themselves in the story of the Carnival of the Animals. This activity can be found in my Carnival of the Animals Lesson Plan. For this activity, find the Royal March of the Lion movement in Camille Saint-Saëns suite, ... Read More about Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saëns: Free Activity for Preschool Students!
Greetings, teachers! December can be a challenging month for us! The kids are restless, and there seem to be so many extra events and deadlines added into the mix of an already full workload! If you're searching for simple holiday music activities to enjoy with your students, or planning into January, I've got some free resources to make your life ... Read More about Resource Roundup for the Holidays and Winter! Free resources and downloads!
My family loves the Nutcracker ballet! My eldest daughter has been going to see the ballet since she was very little, and we have the music playing in the house throughout the month. The music is so beautiful and captivating, and the colorful costumes and elaborate sets are visually stunning. The story is easy to follow and full of wonder and magic, which captures the imagination of young ... Read More about The Nutcracker Preschool Music Lesson Plan