BUSY KIDS DO MUSIC CAMP

DAY 1

Introduction to Carnival of the Animals, Quarter Notes, Black Keys

Welcome to Day 1 of Music Camp!

Today we’re going to begin our study of the Carnival of the Animals by listening to the Royal March of the Lion — I can’t wait for you to hear it! I’ll also be teaching you about quarter notes and the pattern of black keys on the piano.

Here’s where you start:

CLICK HERE to download and print off the materials for your Day 1 Packet.

Below is a suggested schedule for your first day of music camp. You can check off the activities as you complete them:

The videos you will be asked to watch during this first day appear on this page.

Let’s get started!

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1Read through pages 2-4 of the packet to learn about the composer and the STRING FAMILY of instruments.
2Watch Video #1: Carnival of the Animals
3Answer the guided listening questions (page 5)
4Complete the lion puppet activity (page 6)
5SNACK BREAK!
6Watch video #2: Rhythm Lesson
7FREE PLAY BREAK!
8Watch video #3: Keyboard Lesson
9Complete keyboard review (page 9)
10Pick some suggested activities to do together (page 8)

 

 

Video #1: Introduction & Royal March of the Lion

(View this video until the 2:15 mark)

Video #2: Rhythm Lesson

 

Video #3: Keyboard Lesson