Pre-K Lessons & Resources

Steady Beat


  • 76 Trombones (Willson)
  • Baby Elephant Walk (Mancini)
  • Washington Post March (Sousa)
  • Yankee Doodle

Singing Fun

Voices: Talking, Singing, Whispering, Shouting (Calling)

Fast & Slow

Other ideas

  • Vary songs by singing them fast and slow
  • Listen to recordings and move scarves either fast or slow

Loud & Soft


  • Stars and Stripes Forever (Sousa)

High & Low

Listen: Peter & the Wolf  characters – grandfather & bird

Move scarves up and down as you make your voice go up and down. Put hands up high and let scarf drop and move your voice lower as it falls.

Rhythm Pattern:


Pat, Clap, Play instruments to this pattern. Even whisper “1,2,3” while playing.

Other Listening

  • Syncopated Clock (Anderson) – Form – move in different ways to the different sections
  • The Nutcracker Suite: March & Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy – move differently to the different songs
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