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…

Do “Bouncy Balls” help our students to learn music?

There’s no doubt that technology is fast becoming part of many classrooms worldwide. According to a recent PBS Survey 74% of teachers Say Technology Enables Them to Reinforce and Expand on Content (February 4, 2013). However reports such as this one written by Joan GanzRead more…

Rhythm Clock – A Fun Idea for Elementary Music at School

Rhythm Clock has always been one of our most popular video resources. Just recently, one of our music teaching friends, Rob has recently given us another idea based on this game. So my thanks go out to Rob and to all the teachers who haveRead more…

Introducing Music Appreciation to Elementary and Primary Students

Music appreciation enriches the primary classroom through discovery and sonic exploration. The simple act of music listening develops a child’s language development and ability to “decode” the abstract (Eisner, Legg). Students that actively engage in musical performance, whether in the classroom or in the concertRead more…

10 Teaching Tips and Games for Using Music Flashcards

Flash cards provide a fun and affordable method of teaching exciting new concepts. Whether playing a teacher-led instructional activity or encouraging cooperative learning activities in the classroom, teaching strategies using flash cards enhance memorization in a simple and effective way. Try these creative teaching strategiesRead more…

Whiteboard Music Lessons Module Two Released

It’s finally here!! After months of writing, editing and revising, Module two of our Whiteboard Music Lessons – “Music Jam” series is now available for everyone to use. This level is much more comprehensive and detailed that we ever imagined it would be. The wholeRead more…