Sing High Sing Low

Here’s a new twist on an old song! I took the melody to Bounce High, Bounce Low, Bounce the Ball to Shiloh and changed it up a bit for my kindergartners. While Bounce High, Bounce Low is usually used as a steady beat activity, I used it to practice singing...

Using SQUILT in Music Class

SQUILT is one of my students’ all time favorite activities. What is SQUILT you ask? SQUILT stands for Super Quiet UnInterrupted Listening Time. During SQUILT time in my classroom, students listen to a piece of music and then imagine a story in their head. It is...

Whale-Come to Music Bulletin Board

I can’t believe it’s already time to go back to school. I was looking for an easy and fun way to welcome my students back and this is what I came up with! My only bulletin board is located inside my classroom. I decided to go with an under the sea theme...

Using Exit Tickets in the Music Room

Exit slips are one of my all time favorite assessment tools. You can use them for a grade, student portfolios, or as a gauge for whether or not you should move on in your lessons. Here are a few quick tips on how to implement exit slips in your music classroom. 1....