Here are songs for the Going on a Picnic preschool music lesson plan. And more importantly, HOW I use them.
When the sun is out and the days are long... there's nothing better than relaxing with some new music and staying up until the sun goes down.
The kids are bored, the house is a little more chaotic than you'd like and it would be JUST GREAT if the sun could just go down a fewwww hours earlier so the little ones go to bed and you can have some peace and quiet tonight.
"I'm bored..." is the anthem of many kindergarteners. They need music that's complex and challenging to keep up with their fast-moving and ever-learning brains! In my experience, kids over age 5 are generally done with "little kid music". But this is still the perfect age to try music to improve attention, increase motivation and reinforce learning. Here are my favorites for kids ages 5-7.