I Can See the Moon: Based on a rhythm from Music For Children Vol. I (by Carl Orff and Gunild Keetman, Schott and Co. Ltd.), inspired by James Christopher Carroll’s book The Boy and the Moon.
Good Better Best: 6th grade students create a composition based on speech rhythms.
The Moon: Children tell a story through movement and music.
Los Pollitos: A kindergarten student shares a song from his culture with his classmates
Yoga Pretzels: Students create a movement composition in abca form in pairs.
Movement Words: Students incorporate movement words into a musical presentation.
Halloween Pumpkins: Kindergarten children move to a poem and music.
Recorder Improvisation: Students create their own melodies as part of a performance of “Stitches” by Shawn Mendes.
Blow Up Your Balloon: This activity helps students understand physical space and surroundings, instrument cues, and the concepts of big and small.
Hide and Seek: This game with is designed to help students experience dynamics in relation to physical proximity with an object.
La Oca Loca: La Oca Loca is one of many hand-clapping games from Mexican culture. The game reinforces keeping a steady beat individually and as a group.