In this lesson, you will:
- learn a fingerplay about a turtle
- hear a story and learn a song for Letter N
- learn a song for Mother’s Day
- I can do fingerplays
- I can sing a song to learn a letter
- I can sing and create movements
1 Sing the Time for Music Song
Sing Time for Music with the lyrics video.
Count the beats at the end of each verse.
Count the beats out loud.
Think up new ways that you could keep a beat, and sing your new verses.
Numeracy: Counting is numeracy! Cut out 8 hearts and have children tap on the hearts as they count. Take 2 away. Have them count the hearts now - 1-2-3-4-5-6.
2 Learn the poem, "There was a Little Turtle"
Listen to the poem, "There was a Little Turtle"
Listen to it again and say some of the words.
Listen again and say the words quietly.
Listen again and say the words LOUDLY.
3 Learn the fingerplay movements for, "There was a Little Turtle"
Watch the fingerplay movements for, "There was a Little Turtle"
Play the video again and this time, try doing the fingerplay.
4 Sing the "Letter N" song.
Sing the "Letter N" song.
5 Listen to the NannyGoat Story and Watch the Actions for the Song
Listen to the NannyGoat Story and Watch the Actions for the Song
6 Practice print N and draw pictures of N words
Practice print N and draw pictures of N words
If you have a printer, you can print the N worksheets.
OR - save paper, and practice printing N and drawing some things that start with the letter n.
7 Learn a song for Mother's Day
Listen to the song, Mom is the Sunshine.
Play the video again and sing along.
Can you make up some movements to go with the song?
8 Learn some movments for the song, "Mom is the Sunshine"
Did you make up your own movement for the song, "Mom is the Sunshine?"
If you need some ideas, watch the video.
Sing along with the kids.
9 Review last weeks module, or any of the songs you like!
Review last weeks module, or any of the songs you like!
Repetition is one of the ways that we learn something well.
Children improve singing on pitch, learn the lyrics and melody better with each repetition.
Children will develop their musicality if you sing, move, play more often!
Keep a list of the songs and activities that you like.
You can easily find any song by using the search engine on the website.
10 Sing our Goodbye Song, "Skinnamarink"
Sing our Goodbye Song, "Skinnamarink"
11 Sing and do Actions to our Goodbye Song, "Skinnamarink"
Sing and do Actions to our Goodbye Song, "Skinnamarink"
12 Music IS Literacy
Parents, Teachers and Administration:
Music education is important for children.
Whether in class or at home, keep our children singing, playing, moving, listening and creating music!
Online Resources for Elementary Music Teachers