DIY Drums to go with Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb
5 DIY homemade instruments for kids. Make a drum to play along with Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb
150+ Free Kids Songs by Theme - Let's Play Music
Collection of over 150 free kids songs and nursery rhymes. Organised by season and theme with lyrics and sheet music - perfect for parents and for teachers.
Inquiring About Music: Our Sound Exploration Area
Outdoor Sound Exploration Station - This kindergarten teacher led her students in an inquiry project that resulted in this awesome outdoor sound exploration station for the playground! Science, math, reading, writing, research, planning, and 21st century skills are all involved, and the final result is fun for years to come. LOVE this!
8 Songs to Begin the School Day
8 catchy songs to begin a school day. These songs, chants, and rhymes are a great way to build community in the classroom and fun way to start the day.
Full disclaimer: I have a heavy music background! I’ve been in choirs since preschool and took violin lessons (while in three different orchestras) seriously for ten years. I read music fluen…
Primary Music Lesson: Rhythmically Speaking: 1 The Rhythm Game
Mark Taylor, director of Rhythmically Speaking, prepares a primary school class for Samba ensemble work with a simple rhythm game.This video was filmed as pa...
Make Your Own Percussion Instruments | Making Music Magazine
Dr. Craig Woodson teaches how to make your own percussion instruments that are no only easy to make, but have high-quality.
Child’s Play Music – our weird and wonderful instruments! Contact us today to book your incursion! We build all our own instruments, and every instrument is a one-off design. Recycling…
DIY: Rain Stick - The Imagination Tree
Make a rainstick using recycled materials and things from around the house! A fantastic musical instrument for young children that sounds just like falling rain! Pin It I’ve been wanting to try making one of these for so long! A parent of a child I once taught told me how to make a rain stick...Read More »
The Secret of my Success – Bart Hopkin!
Over many years people have asked me about how I come up with the crazy instruments I build. Surely I must have a phenomenally creative mind. Um, no. I just look at other "real" instruments and think "what's the simplest possible way to make a version of this, preferably one that is incredibly cheap and…
How to Make a Kazoo - The Joys of Boys
Do your kids love making music? If you don’t know how to make a kazoo, it is super simple! This was one of my favorite things to do as a kid. How to Make a Kazoo These totally brought me back to being a kid again! What kid doesn’t like a kazoo?? And what mom actuallyContinue Reading