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Composers Activity-Pak from Homeschool in the Woods (a review)

I’m so excited about today’s music product to share with you. It’s from a company called Homeschool in the Woods. I have loved their products for many, many years! They have so many great history materials. Amy Pak is an incredible artist and does drawings of famous people, etc. Today I’m telling you all about the Composers Activity-Pak. And be sure to enter to win it for yourself!

Homeschool in the Woods Composers Activity-Pak Review & Giveaway

Disclosure: I received the Composer Pak download so I could honestly review it here. This post also includes affiliate links.

The Composers Activity-Pak is available through digital download (which is what I got) or CD-Rom. Once you open it on your computer, you have a nice screen with a menu which makes it easy to navigate to what you want to find.

What is in the Composers Activity-Pak?

  • Lapbooking Activities (PDFs to print, instructions, and color examples to follow)
  • Music to listen to in MP3 form (29 pieces)
  • Study 42 different composers from all musical eras
  • Vocabulary Terms
  • Timeline
  • Orchestra seating–see how it grew through the eras

Homeschool in the Woods Composer Activity-Pak

It’s best for grades 3-8.

My 8-year-old daughter loves doing lapbooks and notebooking.

Here is one of the pages she has completed so far after listening to the Mozart piece Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.

Homeschool in the Woods Composer Activity-Pak notebooking page. Read the review and enter the giveaway!

Composer Booklets

We are also looking forward to making the composer booklets to play games and learn with. They can also be used as flash cards. This next page shows you what one of the “teacher” pages looks like, with instructions on how to complete the activity and a photo of what it should look like.

Homeschool in the Woods Composer Activity-Pak. Come read the review and enter the giveaway!

Composers Included

 Guido of Arezzo
Strauss II
Strauss (Richard)


See some more info about the Activity-Pak here at this video:

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  1. I’m really excited about the musical selections, the composer cards, and the timeline. Also the evolution of the orchestra. In other words, pretty much everything about the Activity-Pak! 🙂

  2. I’m looking forward to seeing how much my children will enjoy this. I think it will provide them a way to get a thorough education on the composers.

  3. What a lovely site! So glad we connected. Looking forward to knowing more. Thanks for this opportunity, the study looks fabulous! Also we cannot wait to begin Intro to Musicals in the New Year. Thanks Gena!

  4. This looks like a fantastic program. I’m keen to start teaching my children about the composers of our world in our homeschooled curriculum.

  5. I love the little composer booklets and the notebooking component. As music teachers and parents my husband and I would definitely get a lot of use out of this. Thanks for creating this and sharing it!!

  6. I would like to find an engaging way for my children to learn about composers . We have used other products from Homeschool in the Woods, so they would probably really enjoy this.

  7. What excites me is that my son loves music and he loves the Old Music and now I will be able to teach him about the authors of the music we both love. It is also something that I could never believe I would have.

  8. My daughter has recently gotten into music appreciation – she loves the violin right now and this would be a perfect way to channel her inner music. Thanks for the opportunity!

  9. I love classical music but I’ve done a terrible job of passing that love along to my kids. I think this pak would help me share my excitement with them.

  10. We use lapbooks, timelines and art in many of our subjects in homeschooling. This is such a wonderful thing to be able to include composers to the music that we listen to daily.

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