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  • Lynn Kleiner
    Lynn Kleiner BIG CONTRATS to our Music Box Teacher Pikis for this wonderful media exposure to her baby music classes! 
    Antonella Michelena en La Casa que Canta, estimulación temprana para bebés
    El objetivo de "La Casa que Canta" es logar que la música penetre sin esfuerzo y para siempre en la mente, cuerpo y corazón de los niños.
    • 2 hours ago
  • Lynn Kleiner
    Lynn Kleiner posted a new video:
    Snow (Yuki) Orff
    As per a valued Music Box member's request, and provided by the Simply Music Rhapsody program, enjoy Lynn's lesson of Snow (Yuki) for Orff and ukulele in Music Box Downloads. This is a great winter lesson, and a lovely Japanese song to sing and play year-...
    • 4 hours ago
  • Lynn Kleiner
    Lynn Kleiner shared Lynn Kleiner's video. Here is a preschool class performing Snow (Yuki) for their holiday sing. Enjoy the Orff lesson plan in Downloads!
    Snow (Yuki)
    Snow (Yuki) from In All Kinds of Weather, Kids Make Music, performed in one of our holiday concerts.
    • 4 hours ago
  • Sasami Ashworth
    Sasami Ashworth Here I am with my "Three Little Ladybugs" for Halloween! Thanks for the adorable song in Simply Music Rhapsody - obviously a big hit. p.s. this not the only lady bug trio that I have seen in my classes!
    • 4 hours ago
  • Lynn Kleiner
    Lynn Kleiner posted a new product:
    Snow (Yuki) Orff for Elementary
    • 4 hours ago
  • Lynn Kleiner
    Lynn Kleiner commented on Lynn Kleiner's video: HA! yes, she had this idea since her dress had belt loops! Pretty adorable group. We usually play it with the Turkey felt set and they place their colored feather on the bare turkey on the felt board. I have done this at a concert and the kids wanted ...  more
    • 5 hours ago
  • Lydia Lawrence
    Lydia Lawrence commented on Lynn Kleiner's video: Was she putting the scarves into belt loops? Very cute!
    • Sat at 1:15 PM
  • Lydia Lawrence
    Lydia Lawrence commented on Lynn Kleiner's video: Kids LOVE this song!
    • Sat at 1:05 PM
  • Lynn Kleiner
    Lynn Kleiner commented on Lynn Kleiner's blog entry: The Nutcracker Suite is a great idea Wendy. There are several pieces I use at the holiday time in the collection Kids Can Listen, Kids Can Move. In my wish list of resources for teachers, this is at the top of the list. Trepek and March are always g...  more
    • Thu at 8:54 AM
  • jane nicholas
    jane nicholas Hi Lynn, I am interested in an arrangement for 9 year old students using "Yuki" from "All Kinds of Weather resource. We have  recorders and ukuleles and xylophones and glocks and variety of percussion.  It is for our Christmas concert in Au...  more
    • Wed at 5:21 AM
    • jane nicholas
      Lynn Kleiner I'll put together one of the arrangements I have done - coming soon! Just an fyi, questions get lost in the activity stream so its great to click Forum, click Ask Lynn Questions, then others will always see it. :) Thanks Jane!
    • jane nicholas
      jane nicholas thanks Lynn for the FYI and the suggestions - I am looking forward to working with the song - it was such a joy at training. xx
      • Thu at 1:55 AM
  • Olga Solbes
    • Tue at 4:06 PM
  • Ann Louise Thaiss
    Ann Louise Thaiss Hi Lynn! Question: How should you handle a situation where there is a child you think has a vocal problem (gravely voice, very limited range, etc)?
    • Tue at 2:46 PM
    • Ann Louise Thaiss
      Lynn Kleiner If you see the same type of vocal issues week after week, you can suggest perhaps a ENT could take a look and see if there's any problems. Sometimes poor tone quality can be from medication, allergies or not pitching the talking voice correctly. Sometim...  more
  • Gabriela Cohen
    Gabriela Cohen Thanks Wendy! I'll look through my Lynn pile of books and CDs!
    • Tue at 11:12 AM
    • Gabriela Cohen
      Wendy Bacola Found it! Folk Dance is in Babies Make Music Lessons 21-40
      • Tue at 7:32 PM
  • Wendy Bacola
    Wendy Bacola Hi Gabriela.  Folk Dance is in lesson 5 of BABIES MAKE MUSIC in the SMR program.  Not sure which CD it's on though. Sorry.
    • Tue at 10:58 AM
  • Wendy Bacola
    Wendy Bacola commented on Lynn Kleiner's blog entry: You can also include the Lynn's lesson plan for Chinese Dance from the Nutcracker Suite as a great movement activity. (Everyone identifies the Nutcracker Suite as holiday music.) There's also Sleigh Ride and Jingle Bells which are universally loved. Gr...  more
    • Tue at 10:52 AM
  • Homemade instruments using recycle items are a delightful and musical way to celebrate “Love our Planet.”     I have many ideas for homemade instruments in In All Kinds of Weather, Kids Make Music, Songs of the Sea, Farm Songs, Jungle Beat and My Trip to the Mountains...
  • Hello All!   I wanted to share a quick idea with you about using the book "The Very Busy Spider" in your classroom this October! The featured free Music Box download of the moment is "The Very Busy Spider" which includes lesson ideas for ways to accompany the story with fun and spooky movemen...
  • October 8
    Posted by Lucia Morales
    HI Lynn, and hello everyone! This is Lucia from Monterrey Mexico, And I’m a music teacher at a private school. I am not a musician. But I can play the guitar along with kids on short songs. I have been teaching this subject for almost 20 years. And I have 8 different groups of 20 kids in...
  • I recieved a request to post ideas/references for a preschool holiday program  that might have a  storyline and have the songs support that. This depends on the setting.   If this is a secular setting where the focus is something fun and festive but not based on Christmas, ...