Back to School Music

  • Many Music Box teachers are preparing for their return to school. I thought I would highlight a few places to look on Music Box for some review or something new for your school year.  Hopefully this will also help new members find their way around Music Box. Check out these places from your Music Box home page once you log in. Please feel free to add to the discussions!

    (Remember there are several pages to the Forum and Blog, see bottom for page numbers to see more!)

    A Few Back to School Highlights

    Forum – Topics – Vocal Health

    Blog Discipline, Class Control

    Articles –  Student Rules and Teacher Guidelines

    Videos Puppet Tips, Music Box Sopranino Video, Ukulele Lesson 1

    Downloads - Songs:  Choose a new Hello Song  (Use this to learn names, for transitions and more)

    Downloads – Stories: Froggy Goes to School (Great for rules, echos, pitch matching, beat and more)

    Some new Fall materials are coming soon.

    Happy School Year!




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  • Lynn Kleiner
    Lynn Kleiner A set of ten 30-minute preschool music lesson plans are now found in downloads in Singing games for pitchmatching, movement, instrument playing on a variety of percussion are included. Music Box members can ask questions ...  more
    August 24, 2011
  • Lynn Kleiner
    Lynn Kleiner A lesson plan for The Very Busy Spider is in This is a free download under Stories With Music. You can use the patterns included in the plan to make craft stick puppets for the pitch matching/solo singing activity. Orff i...  more
    September 1, 2011
  • Lynn Kleiner
    Lynn Kleiner Music lesson plans need to include good name games at the beginning of the school year. Here's one thats fun. Talk about using expressive qualities in music to tell me their name. Say your own name using examples (soft, loud, staccato, legato, presto, ...  more
    September 4, 2011