Songs and Activities for Winter

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Looking for fun musical activities for winter? This 145-page product includes:

*Songs for Winter: "Christmas is Coming" (An English Round), "Lots of Latkes" (A 3-part Hanukkah song), "Raven rasker over isen" (A Swedish Christmas song, complete with verses, translation, and context), and "Frosty Weather" (An Irish Folk Song)
*Winter Movement activity: 25 printable color penguins with signs with movement directions on each, 25 printable black and white penguins with signs with movement directions on each, PDF with embedded music for both "Twelve Days of Christmas" and Tchaikovsky's "Chinese Dance" from "the Nutcracker", appropriate for grades 1-5
*Composition worksheets for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Winter: includes directions and sample composition, appropriate for grades 1-5
*Christmas quilt composition project: includes fun visuals and directions for two mini-lessons and extensions, appropriate for grades 1-5, depending on which process and extensions you follow within the lessons.
*Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Winter rhythm charts (appropriate for grades 1-5)
*Christmas cookie rhythm patterns: slideshows for practicing tika-tika and syncopa (ti-ta-ti) are included. You can view the PDF like a slideshow by going to "view," then "full screen." Each slideshow comes with a title page with 15 Christmas cookies. Either throw a squishy or koosh ball at your SMART board, or have students tap the cookie of their choice, and read that pattern! Each cookie will bring up a different slide. Directions for the slideshows are included.
*A reading assessment for tika-tika and syncopa with directions: This can be done in learning centers. Students read one of five cookie patterns individually to the teacher; a rubric is included!
*An animated powerpoint with three winter-themed slides for vocal exploration
*Three slideshows for learning "Raven rasker over isen":
one for learning lyrics, one for preparing/ practicing fa, and one for preparing/ practicing 3-beat meter. The preparation slides for fa could also be used simply to help learn the melodic contour of the first 12 beats.

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You can purchase this at a discount with my Holiday Music Mega Set.

Looking for more Winter/ Christmas materials? Try these:

Christmas Carol Bingo
Christmas Sing-along Set
Christmas Around the World
No Prep Christmas Music Worksheets
Christmas Cookie Patterns {Ta and Ti-Ti}

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Songs and Activities for Winter
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Songs and Activities for Winter