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…

Instruments Of The Orchestra Online Music Activities

A member of our Fun Music Company Community recently introduced us to this very cool website link put together by the team at DSO Kids. When you first get there, it simply looks like a list of instrument links, but press on individual links andRead more…

The History Of Rock Videos: The King Of Rock and Roll

Here are the You Tube Videos links you could use to compliment the second lesson called “The King Of Rock and Roll” which is lesson two of the Fun Music Company History Of Rock and Roll Printable Music Lesson Plans Series. Feel free to useRead more…

History Of Rock n Roll: How Did Rock Begin?

Here are some You Tube Videos links  you could use to teach your students about to compliment the first lesson of the Fun Music Company History Of Rock and Roll Printable Music Lesson Plans Series. How Did Rock Begin- Video Resources “Rock Around the Clock”byRead more…

Free History Of Rock Music Lesson Plan Available

Did you know that we have a lessons plans free sample page available so you can try out entire lessons with your classes? This is what it looks like: When you get to this page, all you need to do is press the pdf buttonRead more…

History Of Rock Teaching Resources: Elvis Presley

Here are a few interesting you tube videos and teaching ideas about Elvis Presley that may be useful to you in teaching about the History of Rock and Roll. Hound Dog On the Ed Sullivan Show “Appearing on the Ed Sullivan Show Sept. 9, 1956,Read more…

Rock and Roll History: Rock Around The Clock

Marking some of the earliest footage of Rock and Roll music, this Bill Haley classic called “Rock around the Clock” brought teenagers to their feet as they couldn’t help but dance as they heard it, much to their parents disapproval. This is a perfect discussionRead more…

Resources for Teaching Music Composition

In a recent Music Education Twitter Chat,which took place on April 20th, 2010 EST the question of “What the Most Important Topics to Teach in the Music Classroom” were discussed. I was surprised to find out that many music teachers who participated in the chatRead 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…