My students LOVE playing this simple “Shopping” game. A few teachers have asked me to expand on an earlier blog post and explain how I modify this game to make it work for a variety of ages. This game takes about 3-5 minutes to play, I usually have students play it in the middle of […]
Happy Birthday Practice Contest
Every year I run the same practice contest in January, and it never gets old. Today I asked a group of students “does anyone remember what we do in January that is special?” I told them it has to do with the “most important holiday of the year” which is, of course, MY BIRTHDAY! Joking […]
Most Engaging Group Lesson for Pre-K…under $2!
If you give Violin and Piano instruction to preschoolers, you’ll know that it can be tricky to combine group lessons! Here is a great, easy and affordable group lesson that you can pull off with little prep, very few supplies and the kids will have a great time! For July, My Theme was “Doughy Dynamics.” […]
Group Lesson for June: Rice Sensory Bin & Father’s Day Crafts!
I started my group lessons Sunday afternoon with the really fun & popular RICE BIN! This group lesson was a breeze to plan, and all the supplies will have amazon links. The best part for you, is that there is still plenty of time to have this group yourself before Father’s Day, and you may […]
The FROG Game!
Here is a cheap, easy and FUN game for students of any level and works for any instrument! Supplies 1 RED party blowout for each student (I get an 8 pack at Dollar Tree or these work). Green Paper Frog Cutouts (I get mine at Dollar Tree or these work). Black Sharpie Frog Candies (I […]