Let's makes music...outside! One of the fun ways to integrate music in your outdoor space is by building an outdoor music wall. Music walls can be as simple or as complex as you choose.
Many of them can be created using old musical instruments, or a variety of recycled materials. You can attach items to your fence, or create a free standing wall. Provide a variety of drum sticks such as: wooden spoons, whisks or other kitchen utensils.
Check out the variety of music walls created by our readers below!
Preschoolers love making music and painting. Combine these two loves to create a fun music instrument. This craft is simple to create and fun for preschoolers to customize with their own design.
Get little bodies moving and making a rhythm with this fun activity!
This activity is great for children that are preparing to learn to read.
Rhyming and patterning games support children in developing cadence and pacing necessary for reading.
Children from toddlers to school age will have fun with this one.
This 7-page digital pack includes the following printables:
Bring a little music into your preschool activities! This pack of music inspired math and literacy activities are a fun way for children to explore music while working on cognitive development.
Practice color matching, number ordering, beginning sounds and more!
The music space is so important for children. There has been a lot of research done to support that listening to, and creating music helps wire children's brains for future learning. In the Music Space, children are perfecting their listening skills, developing gross motor, and fine motor skills, learning about other cultures, improving their balance, and rhythm.
Invite your preschoolers to get moving and create musical patterns with instruments. Preschoolers are learning all about patterning. Combine that learning with musical instruments to also support preschoolers in learning to follow a beat!
This activity is great for use during
Circle Time or any time you feel like getting musical!
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