Today we have a 15-minute Music of Israel Music Lesson that comes from the full online courses called World Music for Elementary and A Folk Song a Week. Music of Israel Shofar First let's listen to a very old (from ancient times) Israeli instrument made out of a ram's horn called the shofar. … [Read more...] about Free Music of Israel Music Lesson
Here are 5 Musical Ways to Celebrate October! There are activities below for all your students, babies through high schoolers! Pick one to do today to include some music in your homeschool. Dancing Leaves Use the music and video to encourage your kids to dance like a fall leaf! Hold your … [Read more...] about 5 Musical Ways to Celebrate October
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
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?
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
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