As I began to write this post, it didn't take me even an hour to come up with way more than 100 songs every child show know! One of my most favorite classes in college was Elementary Music Methods, and one of my most favorite jobs was elementary (K-4) music teacher at Willie Brown Elementary school … [Read more...] about The Top 100 Songs Every Child Should Know
[Today's guest post is a sponsored post about Practice Monkeys Violin Instruction and was written by the teacher Sarah Van Kleeck.] Homeschooling and Music Instruction Struggles Homeschooling in the twenty-first century comes with its profound joys and substantial challenges. We are able to … [Read more...] about Use Practice Monkeys Violin Instruction for Live At-Home Lessons
As we enter the holiday season (which sort of starts with Halloween, right?), it's time to think about Christmas music. Do your kids know some of the great Christmas Carols? Well, if you need help in that area, my friend Karen Cadera of Teach Your Child Piano has written a really fun course to learn … [Read more...] about ‘Carolling’ Around the World, a Fun Course to Learn about Christmas Carols
I'm really excited about this program that I'm sharing with you today. Family Music for Ages 4-7 at home with Musik at Home is an awesome way to actually do music with your kids without having to leave home! I (Gena) have been teaching a wonderful music and movement curriculum called … [Read more...] about Do “Family Music for Ages 4-7” Mommy & Me Class in the comfort of your own home!
I am so excited to share this brand new mini-course with you that I just published last week! It's how you are going to Experience the Music of Christmas in Your Homeschool this year, even if you have no time! I know you homeschool moms are busy. How do I know? Because I am one, and I have 8 … [Read more...] about How to Experience the Music of Christmas in Your Homeschool (even if you have no time)
La Bohème Opera Lesson Plans to Prepare Your Students for the Performance Next week, I'm taking three of my kids to see one of the most beautiful, heart-wrenching operas of all time, Giacomo Puccini's La Bohème. I dare you to listen to the beautiful music below and not get chills! Use the La … [Read more...] about La Bohème Opera Lesson Plans to Prepare Your Students for the Performance