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Music has always been apart of my life. I started playing an instrument in a band when I was 12 years old and played through my high school years. Now I want to bring that same love to my children. Here are some of the best Montessori music resources I can find!

Music has a special place in my heart. Here are some great Montessori music resources on

I’m excited to bring you the next addition to the 12 Months of Montessori Learning. This month several of your favorite Montessori bloggers are sharing their best Montessori themed music posts. Don’t forget to check out all the links at the bottom of this post!

Music Books

So many of our studies start with books. Here’s a great list to keep your little musician interested!

Classic Tunes & Tales: Ready-To-Use Music Listening Lessons & Activities for Grades K-8

Story of the Orchestra : Listen While You Learn About the Instruments, the Music and the Composers Who Wrote the Music!

Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes

101 Rhythm Instrument Activities for Young Children

Barnyard Dance! (Boynton on Board)

Free Music Downloads

Free is always a good place to start! We have a laminator and love downloading and creating our own music resources.

There are always a lot of free materials compiled on Living Montessori Now. Here is Deb’s post on Montessori-Inspired Music Appreciation.

The World Instruments and  Music Cards are all free on Montessori Materials.

Free downloads for learning instrument nomenclature. Find more on

Imagine Our Life created a set of musical instrument 3 part cards to go with Safari Musical Instruments TOOB.

There’s another free set of instrument nomenclature 3 part cards on The Helpful Garden.

Here’s a free printable from And Next Comes L to go with learning chords using Lego.

Montessori Music Lessons

Have a stash of good lessons is helpful to any parent and teacher. Here are some of the best Montessori music lessons!

Amazing collection of Montessori Theory Activities and Printables for Kids on Every Star Is Different.

Montessori Music Tray: Building Rhythms on And Next Comes L has a wonderful hands on lesson to help your preschooler with beginning rhythm work.

Great Storytime Ideas: Drum City activity on Growing Book By Book.

Carnival of Animals looks like a lot of fun! Glad to have all the music resources on

This is a hands on lesson to go with the book Carnival with the Animals on Living Montessori Now. The kit comes with everything you need for a fun lesson with our kids!

Natural Beach Living has a great post on Montessori Inspired Music for Preschoolers. This post also has a great free printable!

A great way to integrate art and music on Study At Home Mama. Check out 10 Tips How to Paint To Music.

Grace and Green Pastures has a fun post on Music Exploration: Listen Up.

Great way to explore sound! More resources on

What Makes A Sound? from Pre Kinders is a great intro to for toddlers and preschoolers.

Several great Rhythm Exploration for 2 Year Olds activities on My Life and Kids.

Music DIY

This DIY Recycled Outdoor Music Station is great! We love anything to do with outdoor play.

DIY Montessori Bells and Bells Board(s) on What DID We Do All Day? is so easy to make. This will be added to our classroom this fall.

Great example of a Sorting Musical Instruments Game on The Piany Homeschooler.

Tap into your creative side with this beautiful DIY music fort! More great music resources on

Beautiful DIY Music Fort that will make your creative side flutter! Find more great music ideas on The Natural Homeschool.

Grand Staff Game is for the beginning music student. Use this game from And Next Comes L game to learn to learn note identification on a grand staff.

Music Materials

Montessori By Mom Making Music Toolbox is the perfect starter kit for anyone working on music with their kids!


Montessori By Mom is my new love! The toolboxes are so helpful. Everything you need comes in one box. I have used their materials in several lessons on Christian Montessori Network and my own site. This toolbox is Making Music and it a great way to get all the materials you need to teach music in on box!

Safari Musical Instruments TOOB are a wonderful tool to help kids learn the names of different instruments. We find having a key is really helpful for identification and matching games.

A great resource for your child's favorite instruments.  Find more great music resources on


We have use Montessori Services materials in our home for years. They have an entire set of helpful musical materials I know you will love.

Rhythm Band 8 Note Metal Hand Bells can be used for years! This set is a must have for a musical home.

Have fun exploring music this month and don’t forget to check out all the Montessori music posts in the links below!
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Click on the links below to visit all the other Montessori Inspired posts from the participating bloggers.

12 Months of Montessori Learning. Find all the Montessori inspired posts from 10 Montessori bloggers on

Natural Beach Living ~ The Natural Homeschool ~ Living Montessori Now ~ Planting Peas

The Kavanaugh Report ~ Mama’s Happy Hive ~ Study at Home Mama ~ Child Led Life

Every Star Is Different ~ Grace and Green Pastures ~ The Pinay Homeschooler