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Xylophone Visual Aids

I use these a TON for 2nd through 5th grade when we play xylophones. They can be cut out separately, laminated with magnets on the back so I can stick them to the board. You can also print them out …

Lucy Locket

Lyrics (Folk song) Lucy Locket lost her pocket,Kitty Fisher found it,Not a penny was there in it,Just a ribbon ’round it. Loud / Soft Game Send one student out of the room. Teacher hides a “pocketbook” in the room (not too …

Wee Willie Winkie

Lyrics (Folk song) Wee Willie Winkie, run through the town,Upstairs and downstairs in his nightgown.Rapping at the windows, Crying through the locks,“Are the children in their beds? It is eighth o’clock!” Game All students stand in a circle, holding hands …

Do re mi fa so la ti do – Major Scale

Songs with the Major Scale in the Melody Baa Baa Black Sheep (adapted version, descending) Chumbara (descending) Creeping Creeping Little Flea Diddle Diddle Dumpling Georgie Porgie (descending) Itsy Bitsy Spider (Orff arrangement) Jack and Jill Jack Be Nimble Joy to the World (descending) Le …

Mi So La Songs

Songs with Mi, So & La in the Melody Acka Backa Arre mi burrito Backe backe Kuchen Before Dinner Bell Horses Betty Botter Bickle Bockle Bobby Shafto Bounce High Bounce Low Bye Baby Bunting Columbus Sailed With Three Ships Diddle …

Curwen hand signs

Visuals (See downloads at bottom of page.) See also Solfege resources Melody resources Printable & Digital Curwen Hand Sign Visuals Download PDF Download PPT

Oy Chanukah oy Chanukah

Lyrics – Transliteration (Jewish folk song, Yiddish) Oy Chanukah oy Chanukah A yontif a sheyner, A lustiker a freylekher Nisht do nokh azoyner Ale nakht mit dreydlech shpiln mir, Frishe heyse latkes, esn on a shir. Geshvinder, tsindt kinder Di …

Hop Old Squirrel

Lyrics (Folk song) 1. Hop old squirrel, eidledum, eidledum… 2. Jump old squirrel… 3. Run old squirrel… 4. Hide old squirrel… Game Formation: Students sit on the floor in a circle. Verse 1 – One student is the “squirrel” (“It”) …

Note & Rest Flashcards

Flash Cards (See downloads at bottom of page. Each number has a corresponding button.)You could laminate them on card stock (I have used old manila folders that I cut into 8.5 x 11 and feed into the printer). Then I either put …

Music Room: Solfege with Velcro

Bulletin Board Idea I put my Solfege display on the front bulletin board. It helps to have this flip system with the spiral binder and Velcro pieces. Different grade levels focus on different syllables. When the students aren’t using a syllable, …

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