Hot Cross Buns Recorder PowerPoint Lesson by SillyOMusic

This is the freebie version of my Recorder Cat PPT lesson for elementary general music class, and it’s a great starting point for students learning how to read music. It takes the guesswork out of teaching recorder and breaks down the songs through easily digestible chunks and repetition.

Moosical Rhythms-Read and Write Quarter and Eighth Notes Digital Edition for Paperless Classrooms and Distance Learning by Sally's Sea of Songs

Students use any rhythm system to practice reading 4-beat patterns composed of various combinations of characters. The final section allows students to slide the characters to create their own patterns to read. A pdf worksheet is included to extend the lesson. This is a Google Slide resource. 

Kodaly Recorder by Mrs. Stouffer's Music Room


If you are looking to shake up your recorder program, now is the time! Using solfege and an E-G start, your kids will transfer skills they know to their instruments without abstract concepts like why B-A-G isn’t in alphabetical order.

Composer Go Fish! by Musical Interactions

Get students interested in learning more about composers with Composers Go Fish! The cards include 4 facts about each composer for students to read while collecting matches.

Llama Grade Level Posters by Noteworthy By Jen

“Llama” tell you how useful it is to label your walls with these posters! You can use them for a word wall or to designate lessons/learning objectives for each grade–and do it in style!

Nursery Rhyme Sampler by Floating Down the River

A song with ukulele chords, coloring page, and audio file sampler from the full Nursery Rhyme Pack- perfect for any situation you might face this fall.

Rhythm Clapbacks by Music Educator Resources

Get your students clapping rhythm patterns with this sample pack! Sample pack includes 5 clapping patterns and 1 worksheet. Perfect for back to school time or anytime during the year! If your students love to do body beats, they will have fun with Rhythm Clap Backs! 

Video Game Music History: Game by The Musical Rose

Engage your students with this fun lesson on the history of video game music through the years. Challenge your students’ listening skills and knowledge with this “Guess the Decade” game. Use this resource as an extension activity or timer filler for those last few minutes at the end of class!

Printable Xylophone Bars by Rhythmically Yours

A great hands-on accurate visual for your instrument/Orff lessons! Print out, place magnets on the back and show which bars to remove, where to play, display on a bulletin board and more.

Soundscape Composition Squares by Hutzel House of Music

Get your kids composing with body percussion and other found sounds! This can be done in the classroom or as a distance learning activity. There are even options for kids to create their own sounds!

Get To Know You Bingo by Ginny's Music Space

Use this easy activity to use at the beginning of the year with your students in any grade or subject. There are two different ways to play (full card or 5 in a row). Simply print enough copies for your students, and have fun getting to know each other this year!

5th Grade General Music Curriculum: September by Organized Chaos Music

This set comes with a list of concepts and skills to cover, lesson ideas to teach each concept or skill, and accompanying materials (links to free recordings and directions, printable worksheets, assessment rubrics, powerpoints and visuals etc) for the entire month of September for 5th grade.

Composing Cards by The Yellow Brick Road

These Solfége Composing Cards are color-coded to match Boomwhackers™ or colored bells. The Solfége cards are perfect for creating simple student compositions or playing with instruments. Students will feel confident playing and composing with these manipulatives!

32 Weeks of Listening Posters by Mrs. Stouffer's Music Room

You are constantly looking for posters of musicians that aren’t the same people over and over. This AMAZING set has you covered! This editable poster set has 192 musicians/composers total.

Music Rhythm Charts by MusicTeacherResources

Rhythm Charts are the one resource that I am STILL using with my music classes after 30 plus years of teaching. There are three charts in this set: 1. Notes using French Time Names 2.Rests using French Time Names 3.Notes using KODALY Time Names

Ukulele Get Started Guide by Pitch Publications

Looking for a way to incorporate Ukulele into your elementary or early middle school music classroom? Looking for a great motivation system for students and a wonderful curriculum for ukulele in the music classroom? Look no further! Rainbow Ukulele is for you!

Superhero Rhythm Game, Interactive Game for Ta Rest by Beth's Music Classroom

My students loved playing this rhythm review game for quarter rest. Students click on any superhero picture, which shows them the rhythm for that picture. Then they can speak or play it, as a whole group or for individual practice.