Here is a powerpoint presentation that I used at a nursery music workshop given recently. Nursery suggested songs You will have to imagine us singing all the songs that are suggested. We did not video the workshop.
“Look up at the front of the room. There are matching pictures under each of these covers. When I tap you on the shoulder, go up and lift off two of the covers to see if you have a match.” … Continued
Tap, tap, swish, swish. “Can your hands follow my hands?” Tap, tap, swish, swish. I begin to sing the 2nd verse. “I hear a living prophet speak…” and continue to do the tapping and swishing. I use my hands to … Continued
There are 32 puzzle pieces put up around the room and 8 pieces of paper up at the front. I tell the children that there are lots of puzzle pieces around the room. I will tap a person on the … Continued
“Find a group of three or four friends. Every group needs an envelope.” My pianist and other adults help pass out the envelopes to each group (as well as help find a place for every child in one of the … Continued
I’m not sure what is so magical about paper plate patterns and children, but children love to move to a song with paper plates! Here is an idea for Younger Children: Younger Children Pass the plates out under the teachers’ … Continued
Silent Night How do you teach a simple, slow song that has big words for the children? Silent Night is one of those beautiful songs that can touch hearts. Unfortunately, because it is slow, and the children’s heart beats are … Continued