In this lesson, you will:
Musicplay is a menu. The teacher is not expected to teach every song or activity. Choose the songs and activities from the list that will best fit your schedule and the needs of your students.
This traditional Christmas song has been arranged and orchestrated by Craig Cassils and Dominik Hauser to include sound effects. Your class can sing the arrangement as written, or you could have them create their own sound effects to accompany the song. This is a rote song, so teach it using the rote process.
Complete a Rhythm Worksheet on Twelve Days of Christmas.
There is an optional worksheet that you can complete.
Or you can simply discuss the questions.
Have the students try copying the actions in this performance.
It starts slowly, then it gets faster and faster!
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Ask the children to tell you their favorite songs, games or activities that they've done during the school year. List the songs/games/activities on the board, then have the student vote for their favorites. Conduct the votes with their eyes closed. As you work through the list of games/songs/activities, review the concepts that were taught in the activity. I'm often surprised at the activities that are the children's favorites!