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My TpT Resources

If you haven’t visited the Teachers Pay Teachers website, you’re missing out. There you will find TONS of printable resources, lesson plans, activities, and so much more that you can use in your classroom, or even with your own children … Continue reading

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Rhythm Boxes – Understanding Rhythm and Counting

A resource that will be great for everyone! You simply print out the pages. Keep the first page as it is and then the next pages you can cut out the notes. They will fit into the boxes. The number … Continue reading

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10 Things You Should Do BEFORE Your Child Starts Piano Lessons

Check out this excellent article by Elissa Milne. Click Here to read it. I would also add to this list: 11. Make sure your child knows the difference between high/low and loud/soft. You wouldn’t believe the number of students who … Continue reading

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Discover Music Poster Set

The Discover Music Poster Set is by far one of the best classroom poster sets I have ever seen. I believe my middle school band director used them, and I have known other teachers to use them as well. It … Continue reading

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Resource: FREE Music Lesson Plans

Check out this database of music lesson plans from Hillsborough Countyu Schools: Music Curriculum Search You will need to enter the provided username and password. I have not examined these lesson plans in detail, but when you log in you … Continue reading

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Rhythm Cars

Many music teachers will tell their students “if you can count it, you can play it”, which is entirely true; however, sometimes students still have difficulty learning to count a rhythm at a fast tempo. Some teachers use different common … Continue reading

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Rhythm Boxes Activity

I saw this activity used in an elementary music classroom, I believe 3rd grade was the appropriate class for this project, though I might be wrong. In this exercise students are given four boxes connected to each other to represent … Continue reading

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