If You're an Elephant and You Know It
Such a fun action song! Great for incorporating movement into animal and jungle themes. Head over to the #CMCLKids Blog for more rhymes, songs, and lap bounces! #Storytime #EarlyLiteracy #Library #Programming #Rhymes #ActionRhyme #LibraryProgram #KidsEvents #KidsSongs #ChildrensMusic #LibraryLife
The Five Best Kid's Memorization Songs • Mom Collaborative
The best 5 songs to help kids memorize the planets, oceans, continents, months, and days of the week! Your kids will have these memorized in no time!
Frog and Toad
My First Grade Students LOVE These Books! Here's a look at Our Frog and Toad Inspired Books We've read many Frog and Toad themed books this week and these two books were classroom favorites! Here's a Look At Our Frog Art This project is several years old and the idea came from an issue of Mailbox magazine. But, it is still a favorite! A Frog Poem Here's a link to our poetry page. Are You In Need of Some More Frog Fun? Check out this link for more! Hope you're having a "hoppy" week!
New Year 2014
Hello Everyone! I have had several requests to update my New Year unit for 2014. While doing that, I decided to add a couple of things to go along with where we are in our curriculum. I have added another poem/chant to help kids work on responding to rhythm, rhyme, and alliteration using voice and body, as well as written expression. I have also added a component practicing the hard and soft sounds of c and g. Oh! and there is a quick 2-d geometric figure activity. The unit ended up to be…
Music Class and Halloween
Music class and Halloween can be a BOOtiful thing! Learn about ways to get your students moving, thinking and creating with ideas like Pass the Pumpkin, There’s a Spider on My Head, Pumpkin Patterns, Jazzy Jack-o-Lanterns and more! Your elementary music students will be “howling” with delight!
April Adverb Adventure
Hello Everyone! I hope you are all having a good week so far! This week in writing along with "showing, not telling," we are also working on adding adverbs to make our good writing even better! I had the kids close their eyes and I gave them the sentence, "The fish swam." Then they had to describe the picture they had in their head. All the pictures were different! Then I gave them the sentence, "The mama fish swam quickly upstream after laying her eggs." (We are studying the life cycle of…
10 Counting Songs to Teach Your Kids
These fun rhymes are great for teaching your preschooler to count forwards and backwards! #learningtocount #countingrhymes #activitiesforpreschoolers