This is a fun percussion trio with a twist! Set up bells, snare and toms in a line and start the piece. The players rotate to a different instrument throughout the song. My second year percussionists had a blast performing this! The rhythms
This piece was written for beginning percussionists in their first couple of years. Works great for solo ensemble contest as well as concerts and recitals. Great fun to get your percussionists excited about the bells! This includes a full score
This fun game can be used a center or for individual students. It includes a mug for each musical instrument family that can be printed and laminated or placed on a mug or bin. Marshmallows with instruments on them are also included to print out.
10 Posters for your classroom to help students remember the names and values of the notes. Included in this set are:
Quarter Note (ta)
Eighth Notes (ti-ti)
Sixteenth Notes (Ti-ka-ti-ka)
Half Note (ta-ah)
Dotted Half Note (ta-ah-ah)
This product includes a PDF download and Smart Notebook file. The PDF has 26 different 4 beat rhythm patterns to use in centers in the music classroom. Students use the cards to make a 4 measure pattern and record the pattern on the included
This fun 2 part song is perfect for elementary choirs just learning to sing 2 parts. There are a few places to work on beginning harmony and the end puts 2 melodies together for a partner song finale. Score, piano accompaniment, voice 1 and voice
This is a rubric I have used for years with my young band students when they perform a test. There is one rubric for woodwinds/brass and a separate one for snare/bells. The woodwind/brass grade is broken down into: note accuracy, rhythm accuracy,
This fun solo is great for recitals, concerts and solo ensemble contests. It utilizes both upper and lower registers. Great for a 2nd or 3rd year player looking for a performance piece! This PDF includes the clarinet part as well as piano
Give this duet a try for your late beginner flute and clarinet players. The clarinet part crosses the break and there are some eighth note passages to spice it up near the end. Perfect for solo ensemble festivals, recitals and contests. The
These illustrations can be used to help students learn the song Father Grumble. Each slide has a picture and lyrics. I use this song as part of my First Steps in Music curriculum. The download includes all the slides in PDF, Powerpoint and
These illustrations can be used to help students learn the song The Crabfish. Each slide has a picture and lyrics. I use this song as part of my First Steps in Music curriculum. The download includes all the slides in PDF, Powerpoint and Keynote.
This can be used as a center or station in the music classroom. Students create their own rhythm sentences with the cards and then say and play the rhythms they created.
Try my other hot cocoa station:
Hot Cocoa Instrument
This sheet music is a great start for your elementary choir or chorus to sing a cappella. The soprano and alto parts are great for young voices and worked well with my own elementary choir. The song is about enjoying what is around you and is
This toms duet was written for beginning percussionists in their first couple of years. Works great for solo ensemble contest as well as concerts and recitals. The piece uses eighth and sixteenth notes. Each part requires a high tom and low tom
This trio is for three alto saxophones in the first couple years of instruction. It is perfect for solo ensemble and recital performances and concerts. The tune is based on the song Scotland's Burning and is performed in a round. Included in the
This set of posters includes both legal and letter size options. There are 2 posters: 1 has all notes and names from C below the staff to G above the staff. The other has FACE in the spaces and Every Good Boy Does Fine on the lines.
Here is a great solo with piano accompaniment for a beginning percussionist. There are no sharps or flats and only uses quarter notes and eighth notes. Perfect for solo ensemble contest. Includes a score with the solo and piano parts together and
This booklet has coloring and listening responses to accompany three musical fables composed by Daniel Dorff: The Tortoise and the Hare, The Fox and the Crow, and Goldilocks and the Three Bears. The music, easily found on YouTube, contains a
This resource includes recorders, music notes on the staff, and hands. Simply print, cut out the recorders and hands and then put them together. Students benefit greatly from actually seeing the hand cover the holes! The recorders are colored