Music Morning: Christmas

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: “Christmas”
  • Read story:  Jingle Cats by Michael McDermott
  • Active Movement Song:  “Jingle Bells”  (Kids played hand bells)
  • Teacher Instrument Exploration: slide whistle
  • Kids Instrument Exploration: Flutes (also their Christmas gift) **Played our instruments to the song “Feliz Navidad”**
  • Put all instruments away
  • Circle Dance: “Up On the Rooftop” (kids played with rhythm sticks to sound like the click-click-click of the reindeer hooves)
  • Active Movement Song: “We Wish You a Merry Christmas”  (see below)
  • Mommy & Me Quiet Reading Time: Kids get books to read to mom and they cuddle while listening to music.  Played “The Coventry Carol
  • Put books away
  • Goodbye Song  (Wiggles & Giggles Cd #2 Song # 26 *again the Kindermusik cd*)



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