Popsicle Treats Activity gives children an opportunity to play a singing game and practice singing correct vowel sounds and sol-mi melody patterns. [Preparation: Cut apart Popsicle Treat Cards, and glue to popsicle/craft sticks to make”microphones” for student singing.] Introduce the “Popsicle Treats” song. Sing “Popsicle Treats,” omitting the question/answer part, as children listen. Indicate the sol mi mi pattern with hand signs or… Read more »
Download the full instruction and activity components: Note Value Tourney Activity and Teaching Steps Review the Note Value Tourney Chart. Tell children that each symbol on the chart has a value which designates its duration of sound or silence when used in music. Explain that the basic value of notes is one beat. Some notes are a… Read more »
This week, we’d like to offer a freebie activity from our Growing in Grace curriculum: the Freeze, Guys! Visuals and Activities! Use Freeze, Guys! as a boredom buster: Play a song, and ask children to skate around the room to the steady beat. Stop the recording randomly. When the music… Read more »
This week, the Growing in Grace Team has selected to share with you a favorite activity from our Preschool Curriculum. The Animal Stackers activity is ideal for encouraging students to sing individually in a playful and non-intimidating environment. For a downloadable PDF of this activity and the accompanying instructions, click here: Animal Stackers Activity and Teaching Steps.