• Orff on the Go!

    Posted October 7, 2013 by Lynn Kleiner

    If you have seen my "Orff on the Go! Advice from Lynn" video in Music Box, then you know that an Orff-class-in-a-box is not a myth!! For preschool Orff teachers who are always on the move, have a lack storage space (or NONE), or have limited resources to purchase Orff instruments, there are wa...

  • Music Lesson Plans, Resources, CDs and Puppets

    Posted September 30, 2013 by Lynn Kleiner

    Music teachers looking for lesson plans, songs, stories with music and more should click Downloads after logging in at www.lynnkleinersmusicbox.com.   Looking for CDs, puppets, felts, story books, teacher books, go to www.musicrhapsody.com. This can be a bit confusing, especially for new M...

  • Sports Music Theme, Team Spirit

    Posted September 23, 2013 by Lynn Kleiner

    A teacher was asked to have some type of song or activity to go with their Spirit Week where each child is asked to wear their favorite "team" shirt.  Here's the song that he will teach:   Take me out to the ball game take me out with the crowd Buy me some peanuts and craker jacks I d...

  • Winter Holiday Lessons, Concerts, Events

    Posted August 29, 2013 by Lynn Kleiner

    A Holiday Collection was suggested by one of our wonderful Music Box teachers.  This sounds like a fantastic theme for a new book and CD but it certainly won't happen before the winter holidays so I will let you know a great way to find that adorable little story, mini musical, instrument and m...

  • Music for Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Memorial Day, and U.S. Hist

    Posted August 29, 2013 by Lynn Kleiner

    With Labor Day coming up, and a general need for patriotism with all of the global tension arising, the "Patriotic Songs" FREE lesson plan is sure to bring a smile to your faces and a warmth to your young Americans' hearts! Complete with Pre-Revolutionary, Revolutionary and World-War era themes, th...

  • Music Teachers in Music Box are My Friends!

    Posted August 26, 2013 by Lynn Kleiner

    Oh dear, this is just so silly, of course I am good friends with everyone in Music Box, why do I have to "Add as Friend"!? HA! I noticed this in Music Box "Members" today that I'm not "friends" with lot of you yet so I clicked the little “Add a Friend” button and made it all the way up t...

  • Music Lessons for Fall, Back to School

    Posted August 13, 2013 by Lynn Kleiner

    I love that after 35 years in the early childhood and elementary music classroom, I am still excited about the start of another school year!   Looking around Music Box, I am reminded of years of my favorite back to school, fall, Halloween and Thankgiving favorites.  If you are looking...

  • Orff Course for Kids, Music Camp

    Posted July 21, 2013 by Lynn Kleiner

    I think of this as an Orff Teacher’s Heaven.  Kids excited and inspired about a day full of singing, dancing, moving, recorder, instrument building, and electives such as “surprise” class, which will include a surprise each day.  May be an activity for stretchy band, para...

  • Farm Theme Concert for Ages 2-8

    Posted June 24, 2013 by Lynn Kleiner

    Highlights of our "Farm Songs and the Sounds of Moo-sic" Concerts.   I am fortunate to have many talented teachers on my staff.   We discuss possibilities for our theme with more than enough options for them to use one of my concert plans or design one of their own.  ...

  • video's

    Posted May 9, 2013 by Barb Bonisteel

    Is anyone else having trouble viewing the new classical videos that have been recently posted. I am able to hear everything but am not able to see anything?