2 Benefits of Music helps convey a message builds creativity communicates feelingsappreciation of musicuse and learn language concepts and vocabularyrelives tensionmusical conceptshelps grow cognitively and physically
4 Teacher’s Role… encourage be patient smile, nod Music should occur throughout the dayAvoid forcing children to participateencouragebe patientsmile, nod
5 Teaching Songs Be prepared! 3 Methods for Teaching a Song Sing clearly, use expression, proper pitch, and rhythm3 Methods for Teaching a SongPhrase MethodWhole SongPhrase/Whole Song Combo
6 Suggestions for Group Music Have children sit in circle or semi-circleAll adults in room should take partSwitch between active and quiet musicReward for positive behavior – “GREAT JOB!”
7 Movement Experiences explore the ways their bodies can move practice combining movementdiscover that ideas can be expressed through movementlearn how movement is related to space
8 Sample Preschool Songs: Hello and Goodbye SongPd. 3/6 preschool Hello songPd. 4/8 preschool Goodbye songDays of the Week SongThemed songs for PreschoolSung to the tune of a common songMake up lyrics to the assigned theme
9 “Hello/Goodbye” Song Hello, hello, hello children hello! Hola, hola, hola ninos hola!Goodbye, goodbye, goodbye children goodbye!Adios, adios, adios ninos adios!
10 “Days of the Week” Song Sung to the tune of the Adams Family Days of the week (snap, snap) days of the week (snap, snap)days of the week, days of the week, days of the week (snap, snap)There’s Sunday and there’s Monday, there’s Tuesday and there’s Wednesday, there’s Thursday and there’s Friday, and then there’s Saturday!
11 Im a little cowboy/cowgirl Sung to I’m A Little TeapotI'm a little cowboy/cowgirl. Here's my hat. (point to hat) Here are my spurs and here are my chaps. (Point to foot and legs) When I get up, I work all day, (Jump on work) I get on my horse and ride away (galloping motion).
12 Sung To: Wheels on the Bus Fish in the SeaSung To: Wheels on the BusThe fish in the sea go swim, swim, swim swim, swim, swim, swim, swim, swim The fish in the sea go swim, swim, swim (make swimming movement) All through the DayThe octopus in the sea go wiggle, wiggle, wiggle wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, wiggle The octopus in the sea go wiggle, wiggle, wiggle All through the Day (make wiggle movement)