Musical Masterpiece: TheWriteStuffTeaching This would be so cute! and a good way to work in some standards. ;)

TheWriteStuffTeaching: A Bright Idea For Using the Arts to Teach Acceptance. See how to create a Musical Masterpiece in your classroom.

DIY Musical Instruments - Homemade Fun for Kids

20 DIY Musical Instruments

Kindergarten Favorite Music Websites (Instruments)- 20 Homemade Musical Instruments - So many cute and creative musical instruments kids can make and play with. I can see Toddler, Preschool, Kindergarten and grade kids especially enjoying these!

4 Music Games for Kids, I like the grand staff game, might try it in my Beginning Band

4 Music Games for Toddlers & Preschoolers {Music Activities for Kids}

Musical Instruments Themed I Spy Game {Free Printable for Kids}

Musical Instruments Themed I Spy Game {Free Printable for Kids}

Music with Kids: Song Cubes and Finding the Beat., A super fun way to learn rhythm, beat, and simple tunes for toddlers, preschoolers, pre-k, and kindergarten kids at home or school. Includes free printable too! - Pre-K Pages

Music with Kids: Song Cubes and Finding the Beat

Remember these classics from when you were young? Kids love them today too! Awesome videos of old-school hand-clapping games for kids!


Hand Clap Games are a great brain building activity. It helps with pattern recognition, crossing the midline (for some patterns), and bilateral coordination. Below are some videos of hand clap games we have enjoyed.

Fun musical game for kids! Learn about geography and songs from around the world

Musical Games for Kids: Songs from Around the World

Music Fortune Tellers - great idea for review, lots of other wonderful ideas on this music blog!!

3 different music fortune tellers - note names, note values, instruments/families! I could adapt this to art and use artists/styles, elements and principles.

Fun Way to Teach Music Note Value Theory Worksheet - great way for reception to start!

A Fun Way to Teach Kids Musical Note Values

"What Note Am I" Icebreaker game: According to piano teacher Joy Morin, students try to figure out what note, value, or rhythm they are by asking questions such as, "Do I have a stem?", "Is my note head filled in?", "Am I worth two beats?", etc.

" - an ice-breaker music game. Also link to some ideas for musical olympics activities.