• Orff Early Childhood Teacher Training

    Posted Wed at 9:53 PM by Lynn Kleiner

    An Orff Approach to music for babies, toddlers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary Live or Online - Lynn Kleiner's Teacher Training February is the time To get a gift that’s oh so fine March 1 is the date so don’t be late Lynn’s Teacher Training will be great!  Register...

  • Winter Music Lesson Plans from an Orff Approach

    Posted January 1 by Lynn Kleiner

    I love seasonal activities. Students learn a lot more than music and are so excited about the lesson. Winter stories will warm up the music room with movement, instruments and singing.   These are the annual ones that I enjoy during the winter months:   Froggy Gets Dressed Did Y...

  • Recorder Lessons

    Posted December 25, 2014 by Robyn Windham

    When we did the course with you, you mentioned that the recorder lessons and process that you use are available on music box - I can't seem to find them - maybe I'm looking in the wrong place - can you please direct me to the correct place as I LOVE the way you teach recorder.  thanks

  • Jingle Bells not Allowed? Bah, Humbug!

    Posted December 10, 2014 by Lynn Kleiner

    Jingle Bells, not allowed? Bah, humbug? I say NO! Let it snow! Let’s all have the opportunity to enjoy this song about snow and a horse drawn sleigh!  Jingle Bells is a wonderful sleigh song written by James Lord Pierpont (1822–1893) and published under the title "One Horse Open Sle...

  • Musical For Kindergartners

    Posted November 17, 2014 by Lelania Perritt

    I am in need of a cute musical program to do in February with my kindergartners. Has anyone done anything using a book?  How do you do it?  Do you have a video?  I just can't imagine how to do it.

  • Fall songs, Thanksgiving songs

    Posted November 8, 2014 by Lynn Kleiner

    Two of my favorite pairings for fall are drums and shakers. Powama (Brilliant Begginings CD and in the Simply Music Rhapsody curriculum/Playlists) and Shoo Turkey (from Farm Songs and the Sounds of Moosic CD as well as the Simply Music Rhapsody playlists)) are awesome for a large assortment of drums...

  • Movement Song for Steady Beat

    Posted November 8, 2014 by Lelania Perritt

    What is a good classical music song for steady beat movement exploration for Preschool/Kindergarten?  

  • HELP NON MUSIC TEACHER WITH OBSERVATION

    Posted October 26, 2014 by Lelania Perritt

    Hi Lynn, I teach Kindergarten Music in a Public School, but I am not a certified Music Teacher.  I have an observation coming up in November.  I need help.  I am teaching high/low; pitch matching; instruments; and steady beat in November. Steady beat is just continue to practice, not ...

  • Preschool Music for "Love Our Planet"

    Posted October 18, 2014 by Lynn Kleiner

    Homemade instruments using recycle items are a delightful and musical way to celebrate “Love our Planet.” I have many ideas for homemade instruments in In All Kinds of Weather, Kids Make Music, Songs of the Sea, Farm Songs, Jungle Beat and My Trip to the Mountains. I think these themes c...

  • The Very Busy Spider in October classrooms

    Posted October 11, 2014 by Lynn Kleiner

    Hello All!   I wanted to share a quick idea with you about using the book "The Very Busy Spider" in your classroom this October! The featured free Music Box download of the moment is "The Very Busy Spider" which includes lesson ideas for ways to accompany the story with fun and spooky movemen...