Since we started Let’s Play Music I have been busy building up the content based on my experience of 25 years teaching music. Nowadays there is a substantial amount of material to navigate with 100’s of themes and a huge variety of different activities, all with different educational benefits – sometimes it can be difficult […]
When kids are just starting out with the piano, it’s really important to build their confidence and make sure that they’re having lots of of fun in the lessons. It’s all too easy for them to be put off if they find it a struggle. So I thought it would be useful to bring together […]
Finger rhymes are an excellent learning tool for small children, they are so good for speech development and fine motor skills and wonderful for the imagination too. This is My Garden is perfect for the spring and summer and may just inspire a budding little gardener too! Check out the video at the bottom of […]
The Toreadors Song borrows the tune from Bizet’s wonderful opera Carmen. These fun classical piggy back songs are a brilliant way to introduce famous themes to children with lots of fun and humour – which is always the best way to learn! The Toreadors Song Wave you-r hands up i-n the air, (wave hands in […]
Musical Activities for Spring!
Our Sheep Lesson Plan is an excellent music class for the spring time or at any other time of year, with plenty of opportunity for exploring rhythm, singing and developing the imagination. Children up to 6 years of age will love learning to play the chime bars and enjoy the rhythm game and circle games, while toddlers from […]
The Spring lesson plan encourages children to look for the first signs of Spring, making a connection with nature through musical activities. This lesson is perfect forlLearning about the changing seasons and the natural rhythm of the year. (This post contains affiliate links) This Spring music lesson plan covers… Learning the solfege scale, playing chime bars […]
Eostre was the ancient goddess of spring, bringing new light and life to the world after the long dark sleep of Winter. The Christian calendar borrowed her name for what is now the most important Christian festival of the year. The long weeks of Lent give way to the dawn of a new Spring. Easter […]