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Hello Awesome Kindergartners and Parents! 

Scroll down every Wednesday for new songs and other musical activities.

Don’t forget to share by posting on the link  Glebe Music SHARE HERE

Your music teacher, Ms. Bok     diane.bok@apsva.us

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Week of June 8th

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In this week’s music video, students will do the following activities:

  • Sing and do actions to Hello Everybody
  • Do movement to the sounds of the slide whistle!
  • Learn a song that teaches you how to draw a cute piggy
  • Sing and play the Tricky Witch game
  • Listen to Mr. Predicto answer another question about our awesome Kindergartners

 

Week of June 1st

In the this week’s video, students will do the following activities:

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  • Sing their Hello Song
  • Learn a hand washing echo
  • Learn how soda bottles can be used as instruments
  • Practice steady beat with home-made rhythm sticks
  • Listen to Mr. Predicto answer an important question
  • Share your music here PADLET 
  • Link for this week’s ART/MUSIC/PE Challenge   Art/Music/PE Challenge

This week’s video

Pick 2 new activities from the Music Choice Board (link below)

Kindergarten Choice Board #3

 

 

Week of May 25th

In this week’s video, students will:

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  • Learn a new action song, Shake it Together!
  • Make your own percussion instrument called the Cow Bell
  • Practice steady beat and freeze with your Cow Bell
  • Play Sleeping Bunnies
  • Listen to Mr. Predicto as Ms. Bok asks him about Glebe’s Awesome Kindergarten Students!
  • Pick 2 activities from this weeks Music Choice Board Kindergarten Choice Board #3 
  • Share your music here Padlet

Music Choice Board #3

Kindergarten Choice Board #3

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Week of May 18th

In this week’s video, students will:

  • Review the My 4 Voices poem
  • Sing the new Hello song
  • Play Shaker Freeze
  • Do the action song Elephants have Wrinkles

 

Week of MAY 11th

The Overture for the 3 Piggy Opera video

Piggy Opera lyrics  

 

Week of May 11th

  • In this week’s video, students will
    • Do vocal warm-ups
    • Learn a new Hello echo
    • Learn a new poem
    • Make a shaker
    • Play Freeze Dance
  • Choose 2 more activities from this weeks Music Choice Board
  • Share and post your music here  PADLET

 Music Choice Board

Kindergarten Choice Board #2

 

Week of May 4th

  • Students will choose 2 activities from the NEW Music Choice Board (link below)
  • In the video below, students will:
    • Sing the Hello song with a new friend
    • Move to long and short sounds with the guiro
    • Play their homemade guiro to music
  • Share your music here Glebe Music SHARE HERE

 

Pick 2  activities from  the New Music Choice Board

Kindergarten Choice Board #2

Reviewing Long and Short sounds through movement and practicing on a guiro

Week of June 1st

In the this week’s video, students will do the following activities:

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  • Sing their Hello Song
  • Learn a hand washing echo
  • Learn how soda bottles can be used as instruments
  • Practice steady beat with home-made rhythm sticks
  • Listen to Mr. Predicto answer an important question

 

 

 

 

Choose 2 new activities from this week’s Music Choice Board Kindergarten Choice Board #3

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Week of April 27th

In the video below, Kindergartners will

  • Sing the Hello Echo with different voices
  • Explore long and short sounds with Old MacDonald
  • Listen to a Guiro (long and short sounds)
  • Make your own Guiro
  • Do 1 or 2 more activities on the Music Choice Board (PDF link below)
  • Share your music here  Glebe Music SHARE HERE

Choose more activities from the Music choice board.

K music choice board #1

 

Week of Wednesday April 22nd

  • Music Choice Board (technology free music activities!)
  • Sing Baby Shark and do the motions!
  • Post yourself doing something musical here Glebe Musicians – SHARE HERE 
  • Due to technical difficulties, LuLu’s new video will not be posted until later

Music Choice Board: Please pick 2 fun activities to do this week

Share here.  Glebe Musicians – SHARE HERE

K music choice board #1

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Sing Baby Shark and do all the motions. Share here Glebe Musicians – SHARE HERE

 

Week of Tuesday, April 14th.

  • Sing Hello Friends with Lulu
  • Listen to Ms. Bok read Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo
  • Do the word search on the different instruments found in the story
  • Post a picture of you and your word search on Glebe Musicians – SHARE HERE

 

 

Word Search

K word search 1 pdf

 

Week of March 30

  • Explore Tempo (speed of music)
  • Pitch direction (making notes higher and lower)
  • Review song from class called It’s So Good to See You
  • Play Freeze Dance
  • Review songs and activities from Week of March 23rd
  • Sing your favorite song from the Piggy Opera and share it in the link above

 

Exploring Tempo and Pitch

Directions: Click the link below. Explore how to change the tempo (speed) and how to make the sounds higher and lower. Once you have decided how you want your song to sound, click on the ukulele to add harmony.

https://pbskids.org/peg/games/music-maker

 

 

Play Freeze Dance

Play your favorite dance music and have someone stop it (or turn the volume quickly down) then FREEZE! To make it challenging, freeze into a shape, alphabet letter, or your favorite super hero pose!

 

 

Week of March 23rd

  • Keep a steady beat
  • Warm up our singing voices with an echo song
  • Explore fast and slow movement with our bodies
  • Do a fun musical word search
  • Share something from the Three Piggy Opera (scroll down to March 16th activities for links). Post to link above

Listening and keeping a steady beat

Directions: As you listen to Concerto in E major “Allegro Assai” by JS Bach (link to mp3 below), start by keeping a beat in your lap.  Where else can you keep the beat? Switch it up and find a partner to move to the beat with you! (Recording from the Move It Expressively collection by John Feireabend)

 

Warming up our Singing Voices

Directions: Echo the singer in the video using the following Echo Song: “Oh My, No More Pie!”

 

Movement and Exploration

As you watch the following video, A Ram Sam Sam, sing and move along. If you want to be a Ram Sam Sam Master, you might have to go a little faster!

 

Click here for Musical Word Search

 

WEEK OF MARCH 16th

Click here for Piggy Opera lyrics word doc,

Click here for Piggy Opera lyrics PDF

Sing along with these music tracks!

Song 1: Overture

Song 2: Mommy and Daddy songs (some classes end their song differently)

Song 3: Straw for Sale and Rap

Song 4: I sell Sticks and Rap

Song 5: Bricks I Sell and Rap

Song 6: I wanna a Big, Fat, Pig to Eat

Song 7: No Way

Song 8: Wolf Response

Song 9: Hurray (Final song)