Third Grade

Hi Third 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

Partner Songs/Rounds

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

This Pretty Planet

Round by Shiki and Mr. Hogan

Ain’t Gonna Rain

Polly Wolly Doodle

Rain Doodle Partner Song


This Train

Saints Train Partner Song

Good Night Ladies

She’ll Be Comin’ Round the Mountain

Night Mountain Partner Song


Train Mountain Saints Night Partner Song 

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.

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 Songs 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. Try coming up with your own jump rope rhyme!

Teddy Bear

Down By the River

Strawberry Shortcake


Classroom Activities

Practice your next Recorder Karate Song. If you want, send me a video at to earn your belt.

Hot Cross Buns

Gently Sleep

Merrily We Roll Along

It’s Raining

Old MacDonald Had A Farm

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

Oh When the Saints Go Marching In

Ode to Joy

Another Recorder Song…

Clair de lune