Music Morning: Thanksgiving

Music Morning Lesson Plan

As people come in, have them sign in, remove shoes and find a spot on the floor…should be in a large circle.

  • Hello Song   (Wiggles & Giggles Cd #1 *Kindermusik cd I got when my children participated in Kindermusik* )
  • Introduction of theme: Thanksgiving
  • Read story:  Thanksgiving Mice by Bethany Roberts
  • Active Movement Song:  “I’m Glad I’m Not a Turkey” **kids bounce on parents laps to the beat**
  • Teacher Instrument Exploration: stir xylophone
  • Kids Instrument Exploration: Triangles **Played our instruments to the song “Turkey in the Straw” on my 102 Kids Songs CD**
  • Put all instruments away
  • Active Movement Song: “Mashed Potatoes” from the Jim Gill Sings Do Re Mi Cd  **We used our parachute for the first time.  Kids could run under or help lift the parachute up and down.
  • Mommy & Me Quiet Reading Time: Kids get books to read to mom and they cuddle while listening to music.  Played “Brandenburg, Concerto No.4 in G Major”  by Bach.
  • Put books away
  • Goodbye Song  (Wiggles & Giggles Cd #2 *again the Kindermusik cd*)




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