Music is an essential and almost constant part of our classroom. From our morning arrival until our afternoon dismissal, we’re bumping and thumping. Music is powerful for the brain so why not make your classroom a dance club all day long?! Yes, we have a disco ball and party lights! Yes we have a sub woofer so we truly are bumping and thumping in our classroom. Music is fun but it is also a powerful learning tool! So today I’m going to share my favorite songs for teaching and reinforcing academic skills!
I’m including links to the songs on YouTube also!
Alphardy by Dr. Jean is great for teaching letters and sounds. We learn the letters, sounds and we add in a movement for each sound so we get the kinesthetic learning also! I also created an ABC Chart with the same images as the Dr. Jean song so we have a consistency through our day!
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Howdy, I am Mr. Greg. I have been teaching for 11 years. I spent a year teaching fifth grade, two years in second grade and am now in my 9th year in Kindergarten. Kindergarten is my passion and my calling but honestly, that wasn’t how it started. Read the whole story >