Let's Make Music Together!
This ongoing course gets children up and singing, dancing, doing rhythmic actions, and playing singing games.
8 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 21 learners
Once per week
learners per class
How does an “Ongoing” course work?
Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills
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Each class session begins with the same greeting song, Let's Make Music Together, and likewise concludes with Goodbye, Music Makers. Children learn tried-and-true songs echo-style, by repeating short phrases of the song, after the teacher. They then try longer phrases, and when they are familiar with the song, they try the accompanying movements or game. Children are muted for group singing, as Zoom audio is not synchronized. Individual children have opportunities to sing phrases of a...
Singing, listening, copying actions and rhythmic patterns, marking the steady beat, matching pitches, dancing, and playing musical games pave the way toward future musical literacy by providing direct experience with the musical elements of pitch, rhythm, tempo (fast & slow) and dynamics (loud & soft). The single, most important goal for our 3-to-7-year-old musicians is to have fun! If enthusiasm wanes for one activity, we move on to the next one. A good belly-laugh is a key ingredient of a successful music class.
Ms. May Louise brings to this class 30 years of experience teaching music to young children in both Waldorf and Regular Program classrooms. She plays recorder and guitar, sings in a choir, and her license plate reads, JOYSONG.
Materials 1 percussion instrument (something that makes a short, sharp sound, for example: toy drum; two 12-inch lengths of 3/4-inch doweling; two wooden spoons--nothing that is shaken or blown into, please!)
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
CREDITS: Listing cover photos are by Yan Krukov; cottonbro; Antoni Shkraba, all from Pexels. Climbin' Up the Mountain - Copyright by Shea Darian from the book, Seven Times the Sun: Guiding Your Child Through the Rhythms of the Day and Seven Times the Sun Song Collection CD - available at Shea’s online store at SheaDarian.com. Used by permission. A Quick Dance, A Slow Dance, One For the Golden Sun - Copyright by Starborn Books from the book, One For the Golden Sun: A Collection of Pentatonic Songs For Young Children - available from online booksellers. Used by permission. Spring Song; April Raindrop; White Sheep - Copyright by Starborn Books from the book, A Change In the Year: Pentatonic Children's Songs - available from online booksellers. Used by permission. Do As I’m Doing, Great Big Clocks, Hello There, Chumbara, Clap Your Hands, The North Wind Doth Blow, Doctor Katchel, Rain, Put Your Little Foot, Where is Thumbkin?, Six Little Ducks, I Had a Rooster - Copyright by Beth Thompson from the website, bethsnotes.com. Used by permission. All other songs listed are classified Public Domain, as indicated by Bridge Multimedia on bridgemultimedia.com, with reference to the Public Domain Information Project at pdinfo.com.
Ms. May Louise
May Louise Moskuwich, M Ed., Veteran Waldorf Teacher
🇨🇦Lives in Canada
8 total reviews
13 completed classes
I offer one-to-one math tutoring for grades 1 through 6, as well as music, art and handwork classes for ages 3 through 18. In my thirty years teaching in Waldorf as well as Regular Program classrooms, my appreciation for children and the spirit...