Preschool age children love music time. What could be better than being given permission to bang, shake and make lots of noise? Most preschools and daycares have a cool collection of children’s instruments but many
teachers have shared that too often they stay sealed in the plastic bin. Many teachers confess that they just aren’t sure how to organize music time with instruments in a way that leads to meaningful learning instead of chaos.
As a seasoned preschool teacher, I am not afraid of a little chaos but I lean toward what I call “organized chaos.” I love to lead noise into joyful noises. Over the years I have developed a repertoire of preschool music games.
Music Games to Teach the Names of Musical Instruments & New Vocabulary:
Most kids will be very familiar with drums and bells but there are opportunities Continue Reading …