Innovative Boomwhacker Beatz Music Teaching Program Launched

December 2013 has marked the launch of a brand new teaching concept for primary and elementary music teaching called Boomwhacker Beatz. It’s something that we’re very excited about here at The Fun Music Company because it’s a new concept in music teaching using technology inRead more…

Rock and Roll Music from the 1950's

Here is a little excerpt from our Fact Sheet on Rock and Roll Music. This comes from our Music Lesson plan series on the history of Rock and roll. Did you know that Rock and Roll or Pop music didn’t even exist until the 1950s?Read more…

A Suggested Listening List for early Rock and Roll music in the classroom

Here are a few suggested listening tunes if you are teaching about early Rock and Roll music in the music classroom. This is just a taste of what is to come in our History of Rock music lesson plans from the Fun Music Company. TheseRead more…

Picking Great Action Songs for your Educational Music Games

Teaching music to children can be a very challenging task since kids have very short attention span. If children in your class are bored they will quickly get fidgety and disruptive to the rest of the class. If you use your creativity in music classesRead more…

A Listening Activity about early Rock and Roll Music

The “Duck Walk” was a unusual dance move made famous by Chuck Berry. A music lesson plan about early Rock and Roll music can be much more entertaining if you use this idea and expand on it in music class. After you’ve watched some videosRead more…

A Lesson Plan All about early Rock and Roll

Here are a few ideas that you could use if you are teaching a class about early 1950’s rock and roll in the music classroom. There are going to be plenty more of these when we release our next module of lesson plans on theRead more…

Teaching Issues with Music Theory Fun Sheets

Teaching Questions Would this product be suitable for one on one studio lessons? Of course! Some of the products are more suitable than others, for instance Musical Terms for the Digital Age is highly appropriate for private studio teachers preparing students for theory exams. WeRead more…

Technical Q&A about Music Theory Fun Sheets

Technical Questions How long do i need to wait until I get access to the product, and do I need to wait for email confirmation? Our members area uses the Amember management system – this allows you to choose your own username and password, andRead more…

The Right Tools for Music Theory are very important

I don’t know how many times I have found a student using a pen or inappropriate pencil for their music theory homework. Music is an art form, and when writing music on manuscript the dots, lines and curves are a graphical representation of that art.Read more…

What to do if a student refuses to complete their music theory worksheet

Learning Music Theory is an essential part of becoming a musician. Like it or not, music students are going to have to face the fact that there is no other choice but to sit down with a pencil in the hand and make the musicRead more…