Rainbow Dance Ribbons
Use this tutorial to create your own rainbow dance ribbons. They can be used as a movement and dance prop for your classroom. Your preschoolers will look like rainbows in the air while dancing and twirling around. Below we have provided you with instructions on how to make your own.
Musical Instruments Sound Patterning
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!
Outdoor Music Walls
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!
Preschool Music and Movement Center
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.
Make your own Rattle Drum
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. Don't forget to add it to your Around the World, or Chinese New Year Plans.
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