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Kindergarten



Week 13 (June 8th-12th)

Dear Kindergarteners,

 

Happy last week of school!

 

This week for music...

 

  1. Choose one or two musical movement activities to do:

Freeze Dance 

Tap Your Sticks

The Goldfish 

Stand Up, Sit Down



  1. You can also use this week to explore any home learning assignments you may have missed. 

 

Have a wonderful summer! I’ll be thinking of you all!

 

Warmly,

Mrs. Grover

 

 

Week 12 (June 1st-5th)

Hello kindergarteners!

 

This week for music...

1. Play a high/low game with me and my silly family:

 

 

2. Then, watch this High and Low Sounds video and sing along with your high, low, and middle voice.

3. Can you think of other high sounds? Low sounds? If you want to share your sounds, email me your ideas

 

 

Week 11 (May 26th-29th)

 

Dear Kindergarteners,

I really enjoyed your sound effects! Thank you for sending your videos and descriptions. Please watch the video below for a movement activity and a sound story poem:

 

1. Watch the video to hear the poem and create movement and sounds with me!

 

Bubble Bath!

Fill the tub with water!

Pour in the bubble bath!

Watch the bubbles grow, and grow, and grow!

Watch the bubbles pop!

Popping here, popping there, popping, popping everywhere!

Open the drain!

Watch the bubbles go down, down, down!

All gone!

The end!


If you want to share your sound ideas with me, you can email me a description or a video of you performing your sounds!

 

 

Week 10 (May 18th-22nd)

 

Hello Kindergarten families,

 

I love your drawings and emails! Thank you very much. Watch this week’s music video for a movement activity and description of your musical challenge for the week:

 

  1. Watch the sound story Going on a Bear Hunt performed by the author, Michael Rosen
  2. Make three sound effects to go along with part of a favorite book from your house
    1. You can make a sound effect with your voice, with an instrument, or with a household item
  3. Let me know what your sound effects are by writing them down or sending a video of you making them to [email protected] 

 

Week 9 (May 11th-15th)

Dear Kindergarteners,

 

Nice work figuring out the rhythms last week! Watch the video below to review those rhythms and see this week’s music lesson:

  1. Watch this video of the book Ben’s Trumpet being read aloud Ben's Trumpet 
  2. Pick a song you like and draw a picture to show how the music makes you feel. You can use this if you like: draw what you hear.pdf Don’t forget to write down the name of your song so I know what it is!

You can send your drawings to me at [email protected]

 

 

Week 8 (May 4th-8th)

Dear Kindergarten Families,

 

I’m thinking of you all and hope you’re doing well! Kindergarteners, I loved your voice map creations. Great work! Please see this week’s instructions below.

 

1. Watch the video for this week’s music lesson:

2. Watch the Singing in the Rain Picture Book 

3. Turn these four phrases into rhythms. Use beat, 2-8, half and sh. Can you guess what they are? Counting the syllables might help.

    1. Rain, rain, rain, rain
    2. Sun, sun
    3. Pitter patter rain drops
    4. Splish splash rain drops

4. Email your answers to [email protected]

 

 

Week 7 (April 27th-May 1st)

Dear Kindergarten Families,

 

I hope everyone is doing well and hanging in there. I’m thinking of you all! Kindergarteners, thank you for sending me your forte sounds! Please see this week’s instructions here:

 

1. Watch the video for this week’s music lesson:

 

2. Find two household items to create two different voice maps.

 

3. Practice changing your voice as you follow the maps that you make. 

 

4. Send a picture of your voice maps to [email protected]

 

 

Week 6 (April 20th-24th)

Dear Kindergarten Families,

 

I’m thinking of you all and I hope that you are safe and well. Kindergarteners, thank you for sending me your piano (quiet) sounds! Here are the instructions for music this week:

1. Watch this animated version of the Eric Carle book The Very Quiet Cricket and listen for sounds that are piano and forte: The Very Quiet Cricket

2. Then, watch instructions for the week here: 

3. Find three different sounds inside or outside that are forte (loud). They can be music, but do not have to be. Write down your sounds and draw a picture to go along with each one. Send them to me at [email protected]. I’m so excited to read about the sounds you discover and look at your pictures!

4. If you want to play more with loud and quiet sounds, go to this website and play the Loud and Quiet game (Loud and Quiet game is number 12): https://musicplayonline.com/games/

 

 

Week 5 (April 13th-17th)

Dear Kindergarten Families,

I hope you are all safe and well. Kindergarteners, I loved reading about your favorite songs from last week and looking at your pictures. Thank you!

Here are instructions for this week’s music lesson:

 

  1. Watch this reading of Listen to the Rain by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault: Listen to the Rain with Chopin. Another music teacher reads the book while a piece called Raindrop Prelude plays in the background. It was written by a man named Frederic Chopin.
  2. Then, watch instructions for the week here:

3. Find three different sounds inside or outside that are piano (quiet). They can be music, but do not have to be. Write down your sounds and draw a picture to go along with each one. Send them to me at [email protected]. I’m so excited to read about the sounds you discover and look at your pictures!

 

Week 4 (April 6th-10th)

Dear Kindergarten Families,

I loved hearing from you last week! I hope you are all safe and well. 

Here are instructions for this week’s music lesson:

  1. Watch  Kindergarten Music Week 4 Home Learning and sing along!
  2. Play these three short video clips for your child:
    1. Line Rider - Mountain King  
    2. Aquarium Piano Duet  
    3. Beethoven's 9th Symphony  
  3. Kindergarteners: Choose your favorite song from the three links and draw a picture that goes along with the song. Feel free to use this if you like: Favorite Song - Kindergarten.pdf
  4. Email your picture to me at [email protected]! I can’t wait to see your drawings. 

 

Week 3 (March 30th-April 3rd)

  1. Please ask your child to watch the video and sing along if they can. 
  2. Then, show your child the second video and encourage them to keep the steady beat on their lap or in their feet.
  3. Ask your child to complete the steady beat worksheet. Color the pictures that have a steady beat and draw an X through the pictures that don’t. 

 

Steady Beat Worksheet

 

Weeks 1 and 2

 

 

 


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