To help fight off the stir-crazy feeling we're all experiencing while social distancing, we've got 10 Boredom Busting Activities to help parents and kids engage in fun and effective musical play at home!
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1. Free Solfege Hand Sign Poster
If you're not familiar with the Curwen (Solfege) Hand Signs, these are a great free resource that music teacher use to make singing more engaging and fun.
2. Get a Good Beginner Instrument (Bells, Piano, Ukulele)
While you can tap, clap, sing & hand-sign along with Prodigies, it does help to have an instrument to focus on.
3. Instrument Learning App (Prodigies, Simply Piano, Yousician)
Above is a screen grab from our Top 10 Secrets to Teaching Kids Music training session that will point you in the right direction app-wise.
4. Faber Piano Adventure Series
If you're looking for a screen free approach to the learning the piano, we absolutely recommend the Faber Piano Adventure series. It's easy to follow, fun and effective.
5. Carnatic Music Lessons on YouTube
In India, Do Re Mi Fa Sol La Ti becomes Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Da Ni. Learn more in this fun & interactive Carnatic Music Lessons
6. Portside Pirates from Barefoot Books
If you've not checked out the books and videos from Barefoot Books, above is one of our favorites!
Our daughter also really loves "Dump Truck Disco" from the same folks!
7. Nuryl & High Information Music
If you have infants or toddlers, definitely look into Nuryl, which lets kids experience High Information Music (which is basically the music-listening equivalent of eating your vegetables).
8. Activities for Teaching Your Kids to Sing In Tune
Looking to help your kids sing more in tune? Check out the blog article & activities below!
9. Top 10 Secrets to Teaching Kids Music (Training Video)
Learn how to jumpstart your child’s musical journey and help them sing more in tune, understand music & play their first instrument. 40 Minutes of our best music ed tips, free downloads & more (for parents & teachers).
10. Free Sheet Music Downloads
Download 4 free & colorful arrangements from our sheet music library
BONUS: Stars Wars Main Theme Music Lesson
Use to force to level up your musical skills while learning the Star Wars Theme & Imperial March