Pink Piggies Lesson 6

Pink Piggies Lesson #6

Sound Beginnings is built on the premise that everyone is capable of developing musical talent and that the early years are the perfect time to start building a musical skillset. The meaningful and purpose-filled class activities provide a foundation for further music study. Parents can foster a child’s musical development by participating in class, listening to the album at home, and encouraging children to explore other music experiences.


The syllables and hand signs we use in class are part of a pitch-learning method called solfege. It is widely taught at all levels of music education and has numerous benefits. Learning solfege:

  • strengthens pitch relationships and develops relative pitch
  • improves sight singing abilities
  • aids in transcribing (writing down) music
  • improves improvisational and composition skills

Optional home fun activity: Use your paper coins for the sorting activity on page 4
(Remember, these activities are optional but can be a great bonding experience to do with your child during the week.)