Christmas is almost here, and if you’re looking for an activity for your kids to do in the next week or so, take a look at The Nutcracker Holiday Unit Study from SQUILT. SQUILT stands for Super Quiet Uninterrupted Listening Time and is a great way to do music appreciation with your kids.
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The Nutcracker Unit Study
Your children will learn about the story of the ballet, about the author E.T.A. Hoffman and the composer Tchaikovsky, as well as some music and ballet vocabulary. They will also spend lots of time listening to the wonderful music of The Nutcracker which is perfect for this time of year.
The Nutcracker Holiday Unit Study from SQUILT is a digital download of 16 pages. There are several notebooking pages to print out for your kids to use. I love the feature of the Resource page (you get the password in your download) where you can find books and videos to aid in your study!
Table of Contents
- Helpful Supplies
- The Story
- E.T.A. Hoffmann Notebooking Page
- The Music/Ballet
- Most Popular Listening Selections
- Music Vocabulary
- Ballet Vocabulary
- Learn about the Celesta
- Celesta Notebooking Page
- The Composer
- Tchaikovsky Notebooking Page
- What I Learned About the Nutcracker
- My Favorite Part of The Nutcracker
Head over to pick up The Nutcracker Holiday Unit Study and don’t let your kids have a chance to say they’re bored over the holidays!