Motivating Students with Games

There is something about the word “game” that motivates children and adults alike. When you say  “lets do some work now” how does that compare to “lets play a game now” – I’m sure you’ll agree the differences in enthusiasm are enormous.  I am excited toRead more…

April Fools Day Jokes for Music Teachers

Well, coming up this week is April 1st – that crazy morning where practical jokes are all fair game! Putting a little harmless practical joke into your music class on April the 1st will create rapport and build friendships between yourself and the students, andRead more…

How to increase music lesson retention rates

Did you know the single best way to improve your income as a music teacher? It is to improve your retention rate. If you had a 25% decrease in the number of students you lost in a year, would that make a difference to yourRead more…

Cut down your music teaching preparation time

 At the Fun Music Company, we have many free offers and articles for you to tap into ….I wasn’t sure if you were aware that we have a free five part email course that you can gain instant access to entittled “Five Ways To Cut Down On YourRead more…

Classroom Teachers.. Do you need to teach guitar, but don't know where to begin?… here's a solution

To all the classroom teachers out there! Have you ever: Needed to teach the guitar to your general music classes, but have never played it yourself? Wanted to learn the guitar, but don’t have the time to do it? or Wanted to teach general music Read more…

Music Software Guide to help you!

At the Fun Music Company we’ve just launched a brand new website – this one is not selling anything… its mission is to help and advise you about music software. Music Technology can be really daunting, especially for a music teacher! If you’re not really usedRead more…

Free Music Clipart for You Just One Click Away

If you’re like me and are always needing musical, flashcards, pictures and icons and don’t want the bother of spending time at the end of a busy teaching day to re shape, re size, colour and find them  .. then I have some pre made clip-artRead more…

Unique Opportunity for your school percussion ensemble in 2008

Have you ever wanted something unique to happen for your percussion ensemble in your school? There is a unique opportunity happening from My Husbands site, www.ktpercussion.com in January this year. Your school percussion ensemble can get their very own commissioned work for percussion by securingRead more…

Making Holiday Music Games

Happy New Year to all the music teachers and parents! If you are looking for Holiday Music Games  to do with Children – Why not check out our Printable Music Games? There are over 20 uinique games with many hundreds of variations.  2007 was a terrificRead more…

Free Christmas Carols for Piano

Happy Christmas to all the music teachers! Here at the Fun Music Company we are going to give away a few free traditional arrangements of christmas carols every year. Jingle Bells – This easy arrangment can easily be adapted for any accompaniment style. Its alsoRead more…