“The first instrument I ever played was in
kindergarten or pre-school ... ”
“Children need to know that music comes
from humans, not from a CD player ... “
Musical instruments work well in the
classroom, and you can learn how to use
them successfully, even if you aren’t a
rock star. This program demonstrates the
use of musical instruments in pre-school
and kindergarten classrooms. A wide
variety of ideas are presented to help you
incorporate musical instruments into your
curriculum. Instruments In The Classroom
demonstrates and explains how any
teacher, with any level of musical ability, can
have fun and reach important instructional
objectives at the same time.
• Who can use instruments in
• What types of instruments work best
with young children.
• What concepts can a child learn from
• When instruments help and when they
• Where the use of musical instruments
can fit within state-mandated
• How you can use instruments to teach
language, social skills, and math concepts,
even if you have never studied music.
• How to incorporate melodic
instruments into your curriculum, if you
do have some rudimentary musical skills.
• How to get children excited, if you or a
parent have more than average skills.
• How musical instruments can be used
to teach children with disabilities.
• How to emulate activities with
instruments that are successful for
Runtime: 30 minutes
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