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Music with Miss W is Turning 3!

Music with Miss W is turning 3! In addition to a fun birthday giveaway, there are a few exciting changes that you can take advantage of: Free Resource Library¬†– You’re busy, you’re on a teacher budget, and you need something you can print out...

Obwisana – A Singing and Passing Game from Ghana

Obwisana is one of my favorite songs to teach! I even remember learning it wayyyy back when I was in elementary school. It’s a fun game that you can keep simple or add levels of difficulty. Though the original song is about rocks, I used bean bags with my...

Stress Relief Tips for Music Teachers

Being a music teacher can bring a lot of stress. From teaching classes(sometimes to the entire student population) to putting spectacular performances, it’s definitely easy to feel the pressure. Check out these tips for relieving stress and keeping calm. Find a...

Job Search and Interview Tips for Music Teachers

Job searching can be a daunting task. After going through the process recently, here are a few things I’ve learned. Cover Letter For me, writing cover letters are the most difficult part of the job search process. The best resource I’ve found for writing...

Musical Opposites: Videos and Singing Games

Starting out lessons with a quick video is a great way to get students hooked on the day’s lesson. Here are a few short videos to go along with singing games on musical opposite concepts high/low, fast/slow, and loud/soft. High/Low Andy Pandy Students march to...

5 Children’s Books About Women in Music

Incorporating literacy into music is an important part of my classroom. Celebrate Music in Our Schools Month and Women’s History Month with these 5 books! 1. For the Love of Music: The Remarkable Story of Maria Anna Mozart by Elizabeth Rusch Many people know...

Put Your Old Wii to Work in Your Music Classroom

Have an old Wii? Use it in your class through the game Wii Music! It’s a fun treat for use in centers or as a full class review! What You’ll Need Wii Console 1-4 Wii Controllers 1-4 Wii Nunchuck Controllers (some games can be played without it but some...

2, 4, 6, 8 Ta & Titi Partner Activity

This month, my kinders are starting to explore short and long sounds. We transitioned to call these short and long sounds ta and titi during this week’s classes through 2-4-6-8 Meet Me at the Garden Gate. I believe 2-4-6-8 is meant to be a chant but I wanted to...