Adventures with the Orchestra by Artie Almeida
A complete instructional unit to bring the orchestra to your students. Printable resources included. Grades 3-6.
Inspire your students to embrace the music of the orchestra. Everything you need for a complete instructional unit is here: flashcards, printable game pieces, guided listening activiti..
Awesome Books with Musical Hooks by Katie Grace Miller CD included.
Using children's literature to expand your musical horizons. Read your way to music skills.
Fill your music classroom with books, learning, and lots of musical skill! This fun and innovative collection of lesson ideas will breathe new life into areas of the music curriculum t..
Composing Under Construction - Exploring the Elements of Music Composition by D. Brian Weese. Suggested for Grades 3-6.
Teaching composition is easy and engaging with this reproducible step-by-step workbook that guides your students through writing notes, analyzing music, and composing their own. It begins with simple notation practice, an..
Enrich your curriculum with these engaging, age-appropriate music lessons for Grades K-5 from Brian Hiller and Don Dupont.
Following the same formula as Brian & Don's popular "What to Teach When" series, this collection includes three classroom-tested activities per grade level that reinforce important concepts and develop meaningful m..
Whenever you need a quick activity, you can reach for this fun resource. With these reproducible music game pages, students will practice rhythms, note names, dynamics, music vocabulary, and more. Use them as educational time-fillers, take home assignments, or substitute plans to reinforce a concept you've covered in class. Written by Vanessa Chris..
By Kate Kuper and Troy Vogel. This creative curriculum is designed to incorporate movement and music with science. Complete lesson plans, a demonstration DVD, songs, top-notch visuals
and Student Journal pages are all included in this engaging resource. Designed to support general classroom teachers or music and movement educators (including P.E..
Games Galore is a collection of 27 reproducible music activity sheets (with answer key) for Grades K-6 complied by Erika Popp.
Topics include: Notes and Their Pitch Names (6 activities); Rhythm (6 activities); Music Vocabulary (5 activities); Instruments (10 activities)
These activities will have your students moving, singing, playing, and learning! Strengthen teacher-student and student-teacher relationships, encourage active participation, and cultivate excitement for learning by teaching through games and groups with this collection of absolute gems from master teacher Chris Judah-Lauder. Students learn music s..
Give Me a Tablet by Mark Shelton. 72 page book and CD-ROM with pdf files of the activites and ensembles.
Take technology integration to the next level with this innovative collection of activities and ensemble pieces designed to be performed on Apple® touchscreen devices. The activities provide curriculum-based learning opportunities and gi..
Happy Jammin' - Really Cool Music for Recorders with Optional Percussion Ensemble. By Paul Corbière.
These are really cool recorder pieces!
Are you desperately seeking a new approach and fresh repertoire for your intermediate recorder players? Paul Corbière knows what that feels like and has filled the void with this truly one-of-a-kind resou..
Folk Songs of Rural America with Orff Accompaniments by Shirley W. McRae
This collection of folk songs shows the heart of a people and a lingering glimpse of their values, dreams, joys, and struggles. Using Barred Instruments; Body Percussion; Unpitched Percussion and Other Instruments these Folk Songs will inspire and delight.
Kemo Kimo -..
by Mark Burrows
A world of rhythms for drums, pitched percussion and more. Taking as his starting point fundamental rhythms from various countries and regions, Mark Burrows has built engaging and accessible jams that can be used to strengthen students' rhythm skills, in drum circles, or as a change of pace in a choir concert or other performance..
by Don Dupont and Brian Hiller.
The book is divided into seven chapters: Body Percussion, Speech, Singing, Unpitched Percussion, Barred Instruments, Recorder, and Movement. Each chapter begins with a brief description of the specific media area followed by activities designed for different grade levels. Each activity contains a simple-to-follow,..
by Doug Edwards
Take one part Christmas spirit, one part barred percussion, and a healthy scoop of compositional creativity, and what do you get? A Merry Marimba Christmas! This collection of innovative arrangements by composer and educator Doug Edwards takes traditional Christmas carols to exciting new heights as they travel through more surpri..
Orff Arrangements and Lessons by Donna Dirksing.
1, 2, 3... Echo Me! Orff Companion is not only for experienced Orff teachers. A detailed process for teaching the instruments is given with each arrangement. Teachers with little or no Orff training can easily follow each process and find success in teaching the instrument parts.
by Donna Dirksing
Orff for Everyone: Happenin' Holidays is a collection of seasonal songs and arrangements that embraces the Orff approach and presents it for everyone, from the novice Orff teacher to the most experienced.
Along with each arrangement is a suggested grade level, a list of objectives, and a suggested process. Remember that the ..
Everyone loves baseball! Bring the love of the game into your music room and your students will thank you. Taken directly from Mark Burrows's classroom experience, Play Ball! is a collection of musical games and activities inspired by baseball. Use the activities as part of a thematic unit or pick and choose your favourites to use throughout the ye..
Kid-approved Lessons for Barred Percussion
Author: Deborah A Imiolo
Format: Book and CD
Instrumentation: Classroom Percussion
Level: Grades 3-5
A joyful explosion of mallet sound awaits your classroom! In these detailed lesson plans, experienced Orff teacher Deborah A. Imiolo shares her expertise on teaching, mallet technique, ..
Process and Play: Using Barred Percussion to Develop Musical Skills is a compilation of 12 lessons by Orff masters Brian Hiller and Don Dupont. These nuanced and engaging lessons originally appeared in the music education magazine Activate!. Compiled by Erika Popp.
Beginning: Lucy Locket (K-1); Turkey, Turke..
Erik Whitehill brings us another original, innovative, and budget-stretching musical presentation for elementary students (Grades K-2)
Join Puzzle Puppy on a dark and stormy night as he investigates the case of Pixie Poodle’s missing puppy treats! Full of charm, wit, and laughs, this musical features five primary speaking roles with option..
Recorder Jazz Time by Darren Fellows. Reproducible music suitable for Grades 3-6 for recorder and piano with instructional techniques for each piece.
A young musician’s first introduction to jazz can be a powerful experience. This book makes jazz accessible to beginning recorder players by giving straightforward instruction on jazz concepts befo..