I’m sharing all my back to school elementary music teaching tips and activities in this post blog post. I’ve compiled all the Back to School music teaching tips including teaching tips, organization, new music teacher tips, hello songs, name games, music activities, developing a music curriculum and first day activities here to help you have a successful school year.
BACK TO SCHOOL ELEMENTARY MUSIC ACTIVITIES
Here’s a list of the videos that I’m sharing in this post.
- FIRST DAY MUSIC ACTIVITIES FOR PRIMARY GRADES
- HELLO SONGS
- NAME GAMES
- FIRST DAY UPPER ELEMENTARY ACTIVITIES
- 10 BTS MUSIC ACTIVITIES
- 5 TIPS FOR BTS SUCCESS
- BTS SCARF MOVEMENT ACTIVITY LESSON
- NEW MUSIC TEACHER TIPS
- SING PLAY CREATE MUSIC CURRICULUM
[00:00] FIRST DAY MUSIC ACTIVITIES FOR PRIMARY GRADES
[23:47] HELLO SONGS
[41:00] NAME GAMES
[01:08:46] FIRST DAY UPPER ELEMENTARY ACTIVITIES
[01:21:11] 10 BTS MUSIC ACTIVITIES
[01:38:00] 5 TIPS FOR BTS SUCCESS
[02:03:43] BTS SCARF MOVEMENT ACTIVITY LESSON
[02:26:42] NEW MUSIC TEACHER TIPS
[02:48:14] SING PLAY CREATE MUSIC CURRICULUM
FIRST DAY MUSIC ACTIVITIES FOR PRIMARY GRADES
I’m sharing some of the important ingredients for the First Day Elementary Music Activities. I want you to have a successful first day- so here are my golden tips to help you establish your classroom, get to know your students and have fun on the very first day!
READ THE BLOG POST: First Day Music Activities For Primary Grades
I’m sharing some different ways to say “hello” in your elementary music classroom. Hello songs and name games help build classroom community. Let me know your favorite or most useful one in the comments! Love to hear about your activities.
READ THE BLOG POST: 12 Hello Songs and Name Games for Elementary Music
Come learn some fun new name games you can play in your elementary music class on the first day of school. In this video I’m sharing 5 different name games and hello song activities for the first day of class.
READ THE BLOG POST: 5 Name Games for Elementary Music Class
FIRST DAY UPPER ELEMENTARY ACTIVITIES
I’m sharing first day upper elementary music activities to help you make important connections with your students on the very first day. Are you an elementary music teacher? It’s hard to come up with activities for all the different grade levels. In this video I’m sharing some games, songs and how to’s that will help you organize that first day and have fun!
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10 BTS MUSIC ACTIVITIES
I’m sharing 10 Elementary Music Back to School Activities and Tips that will help you have a successful back to school experience. For me, it’s all about making connections with students right away. Rules? Sure- but I want to get to know my students first and have them trust me and know that music class is the BEST part of their day! That’s why my number one goal on the first day of school is for my students to feel welcome in my classroom.
Here’s a breakdown of the sections:
SECTION 1- HELLO SONG/BODY PERCUSSION [00:11]
SECTION 2- NAME GAMES 02:27
SECTION 3-MUSIC LESSON [4:06]
SECTION 4- MOVEMENT FOR TEACHING [5:06]
SECTION 5- PROCEDURES [6:29]
SECTION 6- SING A FUN SONG [10:15]
SECTION 7- MAKE MUSIC TOGETHER [11:17]
SECTION 8- MOVEMENT ACTIVITIES [12:15]
SECTION 9- PLAY A GAME [13:46]
SECTION 10- CLASSROOM EXPECTATIONS [15:01]
READ THE BLOG POST: 10 Back to School Elementary Music Activities
5 TIPS FOR BTS SUCCESS
Hello elementary music teacher friends! Today I’m sharing 5 music teaching tips for back to school success. In this video I share more than 5 things you can do to help yourself as you prepare to go back to school.
I’ve included some classroom management tips, teacher life tips and first day music class tips. I hope you enjoy this video and find something to help you out during the first month of school.
READ THE BLOG POST: 5 Music Teaching Tips for BTS Success
BTS SCARF MOVEMENT ACTIVITY LESSON
Kick off your back to school activities with this school themed scarf activity. Children in Preschool through 3rd grade will love waving their scarves around at the beginning of the school year.
READ THE BLOG POST: Back to School Scarf Activity
NEW MUSIC TEACHER TIPS
Are you a NEW elementary music teacher? Are you an elementary music teacher looking for some basic materials to start your school year? I’ve collected over 25 Free resources and put them in one bundle for you to use now.
In this video I’m sharing some back to school teaching tips, planning tips and music activities you can use at the beginning of the school year and beyond.
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SING PLAY CREATE MUSIC CURRICULUM
Have you ever needed or wanted to develop your own elementary music curriculum? I’m Sandra Hendrickson and I taught music for over 20 years.
I’m sharing my ideas on what you need for your elementary music classroom and all about the Sing Play Create curriculum. It’s perfect for NEW music teachers and for teachers looking to jazz up their current curriculum.
READ THE BLOG POST: How to Develop Your Elementary Music Curriculum
I’m hoping that these back to school music teaching tips and activities help you have a successful school year.
Let’s Move and Learn with Music!