Green Turtle Shells Lesson 2

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Lesson #2

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Welcome everyone back from summer and be excited for the 2nd Year: Keyboard Time!

Outline the practice process for this year:

Here at the beginning, practice only needs to take as little as Outline the practice process for this year:

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Reiterate any classroom routines that need clarification.
Hello Parents,

Just a reminder, students don't need to bring bubbles to class. I have a set for the class to use. You can keep it next to your piano at home. Please DO have them bring their OPENED homework book and songbook with them each week.

 

 

 

 

Celebrate Connection

 

A few ideas to bring playfulness to practice time!

  • - Play Kit Kat Keyboard with your elbow!
  • - Lay on the ground (or upside down on the couch) when you sing Bubble Hands, and wiggle your fingers as you sing along with the CD.
  • - Play Say Say Oh Playmate with your family or teach some friends. Don't forget to use the CD as you sing and play along.
 

 

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Echo Edna
Edna will teach us how to sight sing and sight read. Ask your child about what Edna did in class today.

Kit Kat Keyboard
If you have a digital keyboard at home, discover the fun, groovy beats to chant and play Kit Kat Keyboard with!

Bubble Hands
This week we learned our fingers have numbers. When they do their bubble exercise, ask them to wiggle their 3 finger, their 5 finger, etc. This exercise is important for finger strength and dexterity.

 

 

 

 

 

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In Let’s Play Music we learn that intervals are Turtle Shells! An interval is the distance between 2 notes. Learn more about the importance of melodic and harmonic intervals in learning how to read and play music here!