First Grade

Introduction to Fredi book

Fredi and her Lilypad Band by Marsha Heydt

Dancing the Cha Cha

Patriotic Songs

Song/ Staff Activity

Star Spangled Banner by Maddie Geiger

America (My Country Tis of Thee)

This Land is Your Land/All Around the World

America the Beautiful

Yankee Doodle Boy

You’re A Grand Old Flag

Singing Rounds

Try singing each of these songs and then sing one part in the recording, or sing them with someone in your house!

Are You Sleeping

Sleepy Round

Row Row Row Your Boat

Row Row Round

Three Blind Mice

Three Blind Mice Round

This Pretty Planet


Make your own instrument: Make one or all of these instruments if you have materials for them. OR come up with your own instrument! Consider sending me a picture or video of the instrument you made at If you don’t have materials to make one, draw a design of an instrument.

Maracas     Tambourine     Rain Stick     Drum

Mr. Hogan and Shiki (guitar and maraca)

Rhythm Practice Use your new instrument to practice these rhythms!


Check out some of the composers from every period. What is your favorite style of music? Also, see if you can name the composers of the following tunes. Answers will be posted next week.

Name that composer

Name that composer

Name that composer

Name that composer

Name that composer

Answers to name that composer:

  1. Ode to Joy by Beethoven

2. Clair de lune by Debussy

3. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star by Mozart

4. Lullaby by Brahms

5. Minuet from Anna Magdalena Bach by Bach

Listen to instruments of the orchestra. The biggest instruments play the lowest notes! Which was your favorite?

This Pretty Planet

Jump Rope Rhymes: Get outside and jump rope using these fun rhymes. If you don’t have a jump rope or can’t find yours, consider jumping to the steady beat while saying the rhyme or hopping on one foot.

Cinderella Dressed in Yellow

Vegetable Soup Come up with something to put in your “soup” beginning with the letter of your last jump

Chocolate Cake

Jumping Spider

Classroom Activities

What Are You Wearing?

Pass That Ball