Memorial Day began after the Civil War and was originally known as Decoration Day. It's observed on the last Monday of May and is a time to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day became an official federal holiday in 1971. Use today's Free 15-Minute Music … [Read more...] about Free 15-Minute Music Lesson for Memorial Day
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Often in music classes, kids learn folk songs. It's a basic part of elementary music, early childhood music and movement, and the Charlotte Mason homeschooling method. But, what is a folk song? What is a Folk Song? A folk song is a song that was transmitted orally, usually with an unknown … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson: What is a Folk Song?
This summer I have a brand new course coming out all about World Music! It's been highly requested, and I'm so excited to bring it to so many homeschools and music classrooms. Today, however, I'm sharing a 15-Minute Music Lesson about Instruments Around the World. And, there is an awesome freebie … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson About Instruments Around the World
One of my all-time favorite Christmas songs is "Sleigh Ride." Did you know that, like "Jingle Bells," it doesn't mention anything about Christmas? It's actually more of a snow or winter song. :) Let's learn a little about it today in this 15-Minute Music Lesson for "Sleigh Ride." Who Wrote … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson for “Sleigh Ride” with Printable Pack
President's Day is a day we remember two great American Presidents: George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Washington was born on February 22, 1731, and Lincoln was born February 12, 1809. But, it's also a day to honor all Presidents of the United States. Today I have a Music Lesson for President's … [Read more...] about Free 15-Minute Music Lesson for President’s Day
Martin Luther King Day, observed on the third Monday of January, was first celebrated in 1986. As part of your celebration this year, take some time to do this free 15-Minute Music Lesson for Martin Luther King Jr. Day! By the way, this lesson is part of the online course called Music Lessons … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson for Martin Luther King Jr. Day