Keeping Students Engaged in Music Lessons

I’ve just found  a very nice  article written by a talented K-8 music teacher, Monica Attel who shares some of here her best tips and tricks with teaching young children. In the article, she suggests that wearing hats works for her, because it’s a wayRead more…

Starting Young is Key to Success

“Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later.” ~Dana Stewart Scott It’s well known that Exposure to all sorts of experiences for children at young ages is very critical in their early development. Learning languages are aRead more…

Five Minute Fillers

Have you ever needed a five minute filler for a music class? You probably know the type of situation I mean. It’s when you’ve got quite a large group of kids together for choir or band music class or even for a group of fidgetyRead more…

12 Tips for Managing a Difficult Preschool Music Class

Have you ever had to teach a difficult class in at the pre-school level? If you have, you  probably know about the type of class I am talking about. It’s the class which is constantly excited, but fidgety, calling out, making noises and touching eachRead more…

Music Primary Singing Resources

Recently, one of our Fun Music Company members, Joanna sent us an email about a website that looks very useful to primary or junior school teachers. The website is called “Sing Up” and offers loads of free instructional videos, lesson plans, power points and recordingsRead more…

Just how do you draw a Treble Clef?

Here’s a little debate we had here at the Fun Music Company while we were writing the Printable Music Theory Book

Do you need theory worksheets for young Children?

Be one of the first to preview our newest project As a member of our Fun Music Company family, I would love to give you the opportunity to preview our latest project – The Junior Musicianship System -and I would love to hear your feedback!Read more…

Teaching Music To Children

How to help young children to have fun and retain more in music. I had this question posted to me a few weeks ago and after careful research and consideration have posted this reply. I know this will be of value to many music teachersRead more…

Young Children Music

Young children just love music and often it is through music that young children communicate for the first time, whether it be through gesture, smiling or action. But is there more to it than that?….. There is a growing amount of evidence to show thatRead more…

Elementary Music Lesson Plan

Here are 3 tips for teaching some Basic Music Symbols that you could use in an Elementary Music Lesson Plan. Feel free to use as many or as little as you like and if you would like to add some feedback or extra ideas pleaseRead more…