Classical music can be some of the most beautiful music ever written. If you're just starting to help your kids (or yourself!) appreciate it, here is some "Love" Music for Valentine's Day to enjoy with your kids. But, really, you can listen to these any day! Tips for Adding Classical Music to … [Read more...] about “Love” Music for Valentine’s Day to Enjoy with Your Kids
Do your kids know all about orchestral instruments? Do they know the four main families of instruments and what sets each apart? Can they identify each instrument by sight and by sound? If not, then you'll love these great resources for learning the instruments of the orchestra! 14 Resources for … [Read more...] about 14 Resources for Learning the Instruments of the Orchestra
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? Disclosure: I get commissions for purchases made through affiliate links in this post. What is a … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson: What is a Folk Song?