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"Mama Cat Has Three Kittens" -- Introduction to Orff Media and Reading - This would be great for late Kindergarten to introduce how to play Orff instruments appropriately!

"Mama Cat Has Three Kittens" -- Introduction to Orff Media and Reading - This would be great for late Kindergarten to introduce how to play Orff instruments appropriately!

Kindergarteners playing the Orff bells - cute game idea with 3 different colored hula hoops on the floor for different types of instruments. Students get to play and practice watching a "conductor".

Kindergarteners playing the Orff bells - cute game idea with 3 different colored hula hoops on the floor for different types of instruments. Students get to play and practice watching a "conductor". (I like the hula hoop idea for other instruments, too.

Canon in Movement--ASU Orff level III class taught by Robert Amchin 2012

Arizona State University Level III participants demonstrating canon through movement.

Great blog with lesson ideas/plans for various elementary grade levels (especially Orff)

Katie Traxler's website is full of ideas, video clips and great advice on music education from a NYC teacher.

I Can See the Moon - Bing video

I, inspired by James Christopher Carroll's book "The Boy and the Moon"

Pass the Pumpkin with Orff. Change "minor sound" to "spooky sound" Also exchange orff with D and A boomwackers + gong

(Seasonal: Fall, Halloween) Pass the Pumpkin with Orff. Change "minor sound" to "spooky sound" Also exchange orff with D and A boomwackers + gong

End of the Year Orff Instrument Cleaning and Maintenance

Treble in the Classroom: End of the Year Orff Instrument Cleaning and Maintenance. I've got to get better at cleaning at the end of the year. Then it won't be such a chore to open the classroom at the start of school, lol!

Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes for music and orff [this is incredible!]

The Third Grade Music Enrichment Class from Greystone Elementary School in Hoover, AL performs "Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes" by Eric Litwin and illustrated by James Dean using Orff instruments. Here's a link to my arrangment -

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