Musicplay PreK Part 1: Fall
By Denise Gagné
Teacher's Guide, CD, and Digital Supplements is a wonderful collection of lessons for fall with activities for children to chant, sing, play, move, dramatize, listen to and create music. Children learn key musical concepts such as high/low. Action songs teach letters and letter sounds. Classical and world music are used in music examples. Designed for fall months, 12 sequenced lessons are outlined with 10-12 activities in each lesson. Music specialists and classroom teachers can use this resource.
Includes a CD with recordings of all poems, chants, and listening examples. A digital resource Includes projectable movies of songs, poems, and listening activities. Movies show in-class kids' demonstrations of 40+ songs, poems, movement activities, and listening activities. Also includes PDFs of lesson manipulatives to print.
Week 1: Time for Music, Three Little Monkeys, Alligator Alarm, Short Letter A, Monkeys, Shake It Together, Let's Play Instruments, Play the Instruments Quickly, Play and Stop, Brandenburg & Bach, Skinamarink
Week 2: 1-2-3-4, Alphabet Song - Zee, Alphabet Song - Zed
Week 3: One Potato, Farmer Brown, Letter M, Morgan Monkey, Autumn & Vivaldi
Week 4: Counting Song, Fall Leaves
Week 5: Open Shut Them, Loud and Quiet Sounds, Way Up High in the Apple Tree, Letter T, Turkey Tango, Hey Everybody
Week 6: Slowly Quickly, Eensy Weensy Spider, Letter D, Dance Doggie - D, Follow Me Game, Fast and Slow Sounds
Week 7: Little Miss Muffet, Spider on the Floor, Letter C, C - Cool Cat, Bony Skeletons
Week 8: Criss Cross Applesauce, High and Low Sounds, Five Little Pumpkins
Week 9: I Like Puppies, Letter B, Bebop the Bear, Bear Hunt
Week 10: Poppies Red, Teddy Bear Hoedown, Ring Around the Rosie
Week 11: Long and Short Sounds, Letter G, Grumpy Gorilla, African Drums
Week 12: Review songs and poems