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ELEMENTARY MUSIC ACTIVITIES


NHUSD Music Activities Webpage

WE consolidated the ideas from the doc below and built this site


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https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/

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http://www.dolmetsch.com/cfingerchart.htm 

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https://www.humbleisd.net/page/26892

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https://pbskids.org/games/music/

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https://redtri.com/homemade-instruments/slide/11

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https://www.classicsforkids.com/

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https://www.greeleyschools.org/Page/2582

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https://www.agame.com/games/music

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http://www.sfskids.org/

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https://www.incredibox.com/

 

http://www.themusicinteractive.com/classroom-apps.html



Music Menu

20 minutes

Rhyming game: How many words can you find that rhyme with _____? One person chooses a word, and the other person has to think of as many as possible. Write them down. Then switch.


20-30 minutes

Sing your favorite song. Write down/have someone help you write down the words. Sing along while pointing to the words.



30 minutes

Use popsicle sticks, toothpicks or any straight line object to make patterns with the rhythms you know. Read the rhythms to your family, use different syllables to perform, add clapping and challenge yourself by just clapping.

20 minutes

Ask a family member to teach you a song that they would sing when they were younger.

15 minutes

Teach a song or singing game from music class to a family member.

40 minutes

Build your own instrument out of a straw https://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-straw-instrument-straw-flute/

15

minutes

4th and 5th graders who are able, practice your recorder songs.

20

minutes

Chorus and Recorder kids, please keep practicing your concert materials as best you can.

15

minutes

Blast some of your favorite music and dance to it. Then, have one of your family members yell "freeze!" and stop the music. See what funny position you both wind up in. How long can you hold them?

20-30

minutes

Gather up all the music-making instruments you can find. Pull out pots, pans, bowls, empty milk cartons — whatever you have on hand — and play your own instrument in your orchestra.  Example: a shaker - fill closed containers like sealable bowls with buttons or pebbles. Have a family member choose some music for you to play along!

15

minutes

Sing “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” with your family.  

    1. Twinkle, Twinkle, LIttle Star
    2. How I wonder what you are
    3. Up above the world so high
    4. Like a diamond in the sky
    5. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
    6. How I wonder what you are

Then, take turns and change lyrics one line at a time.  

30

minutes

Listen to some music from different genres:  pop, kids, classical, country, etc. Have some paper and different colored pencils, markers or crayons. Start the music and draw what you're hearing. For example, with slower music, you might draw long, loping lines in a dark color. With a faster tune, shorter, sharper angles using a brighter shade. There's no wrong answer here, just draw what you feel.

20 

minutes

Does music have the power to change your mood? How does music affect you? Write about it in a few sentences.  



Keeping Healthy Songs


Wash Up, Clean Up!


Soap and Water-Sound File


Soap and Water-Lyrics


Cough Like a Vampire Now-Sound File


Cough Like a Vampire Now-Lyrics



Cost? Music App

$3.99

Easy Music for kids-Edoki Academy

Free

(Ads and in App Purchases)

My Singing Monsters-Big Blue Bubble

My Singing Monsters 2 (Dawn of Fire)-Big Blue Bubble

$4.49

My Singing Monsters Composer-Big Blue Bubble