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Pre-Kindergarten and Preschool Lesson Plans for Music Subjects

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This idea involves Learning to Dress with Song

Title – Learning to dress.. By – Debbie Haren Primary Subject – Music  Secondary Subjects -  Grade Level – Preschool Materials: Clothes for the day coat,mittens,hat ect. Procedure: Try getting your toddler or preschooler dressed by using a song. Here is how …

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Subject:

Music  

Grade:

PreK  

A beginning of school musical name plate activity can help students learn each others’ names

Title – Getting to know each other By – Dina Primary Subject – Other Grade Level – Preschool We make name plates for each child, The name plates are laid on the floor. We play music and everyone walks around the names. …

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Subject:

Music  

Grade:

PreK  

This lesson idea is called “Fly Butterfly, Fly” and involves Dramatic Student Movement to music by Chopin

Title – Fly Butterfly, Fly! By – T Ray Subject – Music, Physical Education Grade Level – Pre-K thru 2nd Materials needed: 1. Large Space for movement 2. CD Player or Tape Recorder 3. Waltz No. 1 in Eb (MAJOR Op.18) by …

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Subjects:

Music, P.E. & Health  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1, 2  

This brief idea suggests teaching Beethoven’sOde to Joyduring the Olympics

Title – Music of the Olympics By – Mary Whiteley Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – K-12 Olympics is a great time to teach Beethoven’s Ode to Joy… or the Olympic march for Athletes… the children …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12  

Here’s a lesson idea to use for teaching shapes (and colors) to music

Title – Musical Shapes By – Jill Lemon Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Math Grade Level – Preschool-Kindergarten Materials: Paper plates with different shapes in different colors drawn on them. For instance–using blue marker, draw a blue circle on the …

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Subjects:

Math, Music  

Grades:

PreK, K  

This tasteful idea uses Kit-Kats to teach 8th notes

Title – KitKat 8th Notes By – Rebecca Henders Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – pre-K – elementary Here is a fun idea I picked up for teaching 8th notes. Everyone gets a KitKat bar. Start by talking about eating the …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

Although not a lesson plan, this collection of Halloween Songs are great for teaching Halloween Safety

Title – Halloween Songs By – Mary Flynn Subject – Music  Grade Level – PreK – 2nd grade These songs that I have written are for Halloween and are sung to the tunes of “old favorites” from the public domain. Anyone can …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1, 2  

Here’s an idea for Shape “Hokey Pokey”

Title – Put your shape in, Put your shape out By – Debbie Haren Primary Subject – Math Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – Preschool and Kindergarten Materials: A cut out of these shapes for every student in the class. Circle, …

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Subjects:

Math, Music  

Grades:

PreK, K  

Here is a fun Thanksgiving lesson plan called Musical Turkeys

  Title – Musical Turkey By – Celeste McKenzie Subject – Music, Art Grade Level – PreK Objective: Students will paste specified colors on their turkey, in accordance with the song. Preparation: Using your own hand, trace, with thumb extended and other …

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Subjects:

Art, Music  

Grade:

PreK  

This musical idea uses popsicle sticks to create a piece and keep the peace

Title – Popsicle Piece By – Tammy Johnson Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – Pre-K – Grade Two Popsicle sticks are a great resource in the music classroom. 1. I use my sticks to create ta’s …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1, 2  

Here are some songs appropriate for Back To School time

Title – Songs for Teachers – Back To School, Beginning of School By Mary Flynn Below are a few songs appropriate for Back to School. These songs were contributed by Songs 4 Teachers. Here In The Classroom (Sung to: Up On the …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1, 2  

Here’s an idea to teach toddlers dynamics using puppets and percussion instruments

Title – Teaching toddlers about music dynamics By – Shaeron Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – Pre-K Teaching Toddlers about Dynamics Using Puppets and Percussion instruments. First introduce puppets – Forte Frog and Piano Pig. Explain that Piano Pig is very …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

PreK, K  

This outdoor idea combines sidewalk chalk with music symbols

Title – Music Symbols By – Rebecca Wszalek Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Art Grade Level – PreK-5 Objective: Students will practice writing music symbols, dynamic markings, etc. Materials: Sidewalk chalk, a nice day Procedure: Students are given one piece …

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Subjects:

Art, Music  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

Students play “Hot Potato” with a tempo and beat in this filler activity idea

Title – A musical filler activity using knowledge of fast/slow By – Jamie Faust Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – Pre K-1 Materials: Something to pass, perhaps a stuffed animal. This game is very similar to the children’s game “Hot Potato.” …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1  

Here’s a good idea to get students to “Sing themselves into Group Time”

  Title – Sing Your Kids Into Group Time By – Debbie Haren Primary Subject - Music Secondary Subjects -  Grade Level – Preschool and Kindergarten Learn this song: Everybody sit down, sit down, sit down. Everybody sit down on the floor . …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

PreK, K  

In this idea the class plays Hide and Seek to “Where is Thumbkin?”

  Title – Hide and seek with “Where Is Thumbkin?” By – Patricia Taylor Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – Pre-K and Kindergarten 1.Teach the students the song” “Where Is Thumbkin”. 2. Choose five students to represent thumbkin, …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

PreK, K  

These are multidisciplinary election lesson ideas

  Title – Votes Are In! By – Bobbie Lee Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Language Arts, Math, Music, Art Grade Level – Preschool Votes Are In! (to be used election week) Books: Duck for President by Doreen Cronin …

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Subjects:

Art, Language Arts, Math, Music, Social Studies  

Grade:

PreK  

Here’s a Back To School activity to learn each others’ Names to Music

Title – Who’s that hiding underneath the blanket? Learning Name Game By – Stephanie Jones This was a favorite for the children in my son’s preschool class, and I plan on using it the first week of school in a preschool class …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

PreK, K  

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