This Spring bundle consists of 6 units also sold separately on the Orff for Beginners page. If you use all the units, this is a $10 savings. If you don't teach preschool, you can still save $2. This bundle contains:
It’s Preschool Time!- APRIL SHOWERS, This unit teaches instrument exploration. Students will experience RAIN through singing, playing, moving, and speaking! Students will have fun with the books It’s Raining, It’s Pouring and many more. Students will experience unique instruments such as the rainstick and a giant cardboard box with the song Pitter Patter. The nursery rhyme Itsy Bitsy Spider comes alive!
It’s Preschool Time!- FROGS, This unit works on instrument exploration. Students will experience frogs through singing, playing, moving, and speaking! They will have fun with the books Wide Mouthed Frog, Jump Frog Jump and many more. Students will experience unique instruments such as the frog guiro and playing the xylophones. A fun twist on the story “There Was An Old Woman Who Swallowed a Frog” will become a favorite!
Rain Unit- This beginning of the year second grade lesson, uses the theme of rain to teach la, tonal center and dynamics.
Frog Unit- This mid-year second grade unit teaches mi, re and do using the theme of frogs. Students will be playing instruments, learning about 2/4 time signature, conducting, half note, half rest, and canon.
How Does Your Garden Grow This end of the year third grade unit teaches the note fa. It takes the nursery rhyme Mary Mary Quite Contrary and teaches the difficult note, Fa through singing, seeing and playing.
Rain: Major + Minor This third grade middle of the year unit uses the concept of rain to teach major and minor. Students review tonal center, and experience the sounds of major and minor with a movement story and 6 short rain pieces that help students hear major and minor.