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Love this idea - make a class set (4 "beats" per kid) of foam manipulatives (eighths on one side, quarter on the other)

Love this idea: make a class set "beats" per kid) of foam manipulatives - eighths on one side, quarter on the other (by Tanya LeJeune); could include other rhythms as they are learned.

A free app introducing Beethoven and his music to young kids with engaging story accompanied by his music, with option to turn off visual and sound to read it as a plain book  #kidsapps #musicapps #bookapps

FREE App: Classical Kids - Beethoven Lives Upstairs

We love the book this app features! A free app introducing Beethoven and his music to young kids with engaging story accompanied by his music, with option to turn off visual and sound to read it as a plain book

Form: activity - parachute to borrow? Star Wars Musical Form + Parachute // Students explore the musical form (Extended Ternary) of the theme to "Star Wars" and create contrasting movements with a parachute. Video example of gr.

Describes the history of classical music in Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Early Romantic, Romantic, and post 'Great War' time periods. Talks about a wide variety of classical composers in all of these time periods, as well as depicting a short biography on a few of the popular composers; Mozart, Beethoven, Verdi, etc

history of classical music, talks about a wide variety of classical composers as well as a short biography on a few of the popular composers--Mozart, Beethoven, Verdi.

Love these  Jimmy Fallon Classroom Instrument videos. *wonderful way to explore music with kids

- Creative Music Videos for Kids

A Brief History of Classical Music - Good demonstration of the evolution of music along with an entertaining change of background and hair style.

An original piano composition in the style of Bach through Gershwin. Great way to hear the stylistic differences between the eras and composers.

Elementary Music Methods: Real Life Edition: General Music Minute to Win It Games

Elementary Music Methods: Real Life Edition: General Music Minute to Win It Games (Easy Minutes To Win It Games)

Cup rhythm games for music class and piano lessons! http://www.composecreate.com/store/rhythm-cup-explorations/

Rhythm Cup Explorations is taking the piano teaching & music teaching world by storm! Say goodbye to boring rhythm worksheets.

PDQ Bach - Beethoven Symphony No. 5. The sporting event version of Beethoven's Symphony No 5 complete with commentators, a referee, a penalty box and a bass player injury.  Good for reinforcing form with secondary music students (and funny to watch).

PDQ Bach - Beethoven Symphony No. The sporting event version of Beethoven's Symphony No 5 complete with commentators, a referee, a penalty box and a bass player injury. Good for reinforcing form with secondary music students (and funny to watch).

How Music Works with Howard Goodall  "Every music system in the world shares these five notes in common. Indeed, they’re so fundamental to every note composed or performed anywhere on the planet that it seems, like our instinct for language, that they were pre-installed in us when we were born. These five notes a human genetic inheritance, like the fingers on our hands."

How Music Works

BBC's How Music Works 1 - Melody - Part 1 - Composer Howard Goodall examines the four basic elements that make it work: Melody, rhythm, harmony and bass.