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?
Musik at Home Enrollment Extravaganza Musik at Home is one of my favorite music education websites! Personally, I've have enjoyed teaching Musikgarten early childhood music and movement classes since 1998. I still teach them at our homeschool co-op. And, I believe it's the absolute … [Read more...] about The Best Musical Activity for Preschoolers, Toddlers, & Babies
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
I'm a musical mom and love that our home is continually filled with music. I hear my son singing or playing guitar in the basement, my daughter practicing piano, another working on her musical theater audition son, and another son practicing cello. My youngest daughter is dancing around making up … [Read more...] about 5 Totally Fun Ways to Bring More Music into Your Homeschool
Welcome to another Famous Composer music lesson. Today we have a 15-Minute Music Lesson Freebie on Giacomo Puccini. It's an excerpt from the online course 20th Century Music Appreciation Course for High School. Find the full lesson, plus 35 others, there! Be sure to download the accompanying free … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson Freebie on Giacomo Puccini with Free Printable Pack
I'm so excited that our Music in Our Homeschool Facebook group has grown to over 1000 members! To celebrate I have partnered with a number of homeschool music product publishers to bring you some fun and educational items for giveaways! Enter one or all! Thanks for supporting Music in Our Homeschool … [Read more...] about Music in Our Homeschool 1000-Member Giveaway