This week I interviewed Heather Monro from Kiddliewinks Music about how she came to write ‘Don’t be Serious’ and ‘Don’t be 2 Serious’. These are two fantastic resources for Early Learning. Make sure you check out their website! Why did you start making music for children? I have been teaching music to children since 2001,…… Continue reading Music for Teaching Children- Kiddliewinks Music
There is a huge collection of children’s music available now through channels like iTunes, YouTube and Spotify, however, some children’s music is not actually suitable for children in terms of teaching outcomes, sound quality, and complexity. Over the next few weeks, I will be looking at some great artists that make music for children, starting…… Continue reading Music for Teaching Children- Julie Wylie MNZM
When Disney’s Frozen was released in theatres, children in my music classes were excited to sing Let it go during music time. For whatever reason, the children really connected with this song and it became a favourite overnight. Every week, I would have to remind them that we would finish music time with Let it…… Continue reading Using Disney songs in the classroom
‘Hello, hello hello. It’s music time today!Hello, hello, hello, who is here today?’ When children first arrive in your room, do you sing hello? Singing a hello song is a great way to start any music session. Not only is it a great way to warm up your vocal chords but it also builds a…… Continue reading It starts with ‘Hello’
Learning the recorder is something all school kids do, but why?