Music education activities

Collection by Ronda Gerhart

Ronda Gerhart

Discover More: Music and the Science of Sound - Green Kid Crafts

Learn more about the science of sound with these sound experiments and musical crafts.

STEAM in the Music Room: Found Sounds

Learn how to use a found sounds box to engage your students in classifying and describing sounds, composing rhythm pieces and even creating their own new instrument. STEAM in the Music Room at its best.

STEAM in the Music Room: Makey Makey

The Makey Makey is a great invention tool! Help your students use it in the music room with these music class tested ideas. STEAM learning can be fun!

Bim Bum Biddy hand-clapping game - Simple Music Teaching

Fun and engaging hand clapping game to teach your kiddos!

How to Write a Curriculum from Start to Finish

How do you write a curriculum that makes sense for your students and subject? These 8 steps will help you design the curriculum you want and need.

Science of Sound: Musical Instrument STEAM Design Challenge (pitch and volume)

In this integrated STEM challenge, students investigate properties of sound, use the engineering design process to build pitched and non-pitched musical instruments, and write, notate, and perform a short musical composition to demonstrate their understanding of pitch, volume, and vibration.A differ...

Beach Ball Music! - Simple Music Teaching

Hello friends! So today is the first day of summer! I may be a bit more weathered and beat down then the beginning of the year, but I thought it would be the perfect time to introduce my favorite summer learning tool- the BEACH BALL! A few years ago I randomly purchased 3 beach balls...Read More

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Peter and the Wolf Story Book - Storybook Powerpoint - Tell the Story!

Need a way to give an overview of the Peter and the Wolf story by Sergei Prokofiev to go with your instrument lessons? Look no further! This is the perfect resource to go with your Peter and the Wolf Lesson Plans.This is a PowerPoint presentation that can be read to students like a book. Have stu...

"Old Town Road" Form+Rhythm Sticks - Simple Music Teaching

Rhythm Stick Elementary music lesson for Old Town Road that teaches FORM.

Instrument Riddles: activities and games for instrument review

Instrument Riddles is a fun, engaging activity to teach your students about musical instruments. This multi-purpose resource can be used as flashcards, display, part of a scavenger hunt, and assessment. The possibilities are endless! Best of all, your students will have a blast reading the riddles a...

Boom Chicka Boom | Music Lesson Plan and Manipulatives (Digital Print)

Boom Chicka Boom - A Wacky Music Lesson Plan for Teaching Dynamics (Forte and Piano). Includes manipulatives. (Digital Print)

Peter and the Wolf Flap Book

Peter and the Wolf Flap Book This flap book is a fun and easy way to reinforce the sequence of events in Peter and the Wolf. It contains 6 key moments with a matching picture. Included in this download are 3 different versions of the same flap book. The variations include one with the story even...

Peter and the Wolf FREE Printables and Unit Studies! - Homeschool Giveaways

I am happy to share with you some of my favorite FREE Printables and Unit Studies on Peter and the Wolf by Sergei Prokofiev!