Burn Little Candles is a traditional Hanukkah song. As well as practicing music skills, students will learn about basic Hanukkah traditions including digitally lighting the candles of the menorah.
This song makes for great all-school performance options with older students playing the xylophone melody, younger students playing the xylophone ostinatos and the youngest students singing and playing the finger cymbals or triangle.
This lesson contains the following performance options which are very attainable and musically rewarding.
--Two simple xylophone ostinato patterns
--Simple finger cymbal/triangle accompaniment
--Simple melody to play on xylophone
This lesson includes slides with standard musical notation and optional slides with treble clef note names labeled to meet the need of various levels of students.
Music Literacy Skills
--Treble clef note names
Lesson also contains simple piano accompaniment to print.