Posts filed under: 1st grade

Lyrics Five little monkeys hanging from a tree, Teasing Mr. Crocodile, “You can’t catch me, no you can’t catch me!” Along came the crocodile, slow as can be: SNAP! Four little monkeys… Three little monkeys… Two little monkeys… One little...
I love this book! I like to read each page, and then the children act it out (they can add bubbles). Sometimes I play the piano while they move; I improvise different styles to fit the words. If you prefer,...
by Sergei Prokofiev Recording of instruments / character themes Solos of instruments (no narration) – maestroclassics.com Narrated by Lina Prokofiev – Amazon  |  iTunes Narrated by Sir John Gielgud – Amazon  |  iTunes Narrated by Leonard Bernstein – Amazon  |  iTunes...
           Beat vs. No Beat Play keyboard examples of songs with an obvious steady beat (i.e. march) and long, sustained tones for examples with “no beat.” Or… play recordings while students circle “beat” or “no beat.”...
Lyrics Have you seen my big bass drum? Boom! boom! boom! A rub-a-dub-dub, A rub-a-dub-dub, Boom! boom! boom! As I go marching up the street, Wearing my uniform so neat, My drum and I are hard to beat! Boom! boom!...