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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Follow Marie @ Child Led Life’s board Child Led Life on Pinterest.
Click on the links below to visit all the other Montessori Inspired posts from the participating bloggers.
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
What a great round up of resources! My favorite is the book: My Story of the Orchestra. We’ve used that a few times in our learning time room. The kiddos LOVE it! A couple of your resources I haven’t heard of before. I’ll have to check them out. I can’t wait to share this with my readers!
Renae’ last post was: Montessori-inspired Music Activities
I love all of these great resources Thank you so much for this 🙂
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Whoa, awesome round-up resource. I’ve read the book 101 Rhythm Instrument Activities for Young Children, it is perfect for preschoolers. Thanks for this wonderful resource!
Elaine Goh’ last post was: Music Appreciation For Young Children
I’m so thankful you compiled the resources. So hard to look for music appreciation activities lately on the net, and this will surely help me in the future. Thank you for including us as well 🙂
Jae M’ last post was: Learning Music for Kids
This is a fantastic resource list! I’ll will save it to refer to in the future. And thanks for the mention.
Bess’ last post was: DIY Montessori Bells
I really enjoyed this awesome list. We have the orchestra book and it is truly great. 😉 Thanks for sharing. 😉
What a wonderful resource for anyone with children who are interested in music. Our all time favorite musical selection for kids is Peter and the Wolf. We have enjoyed it many times and we just love the musical narration. Thanks for the additional suggestions. Sharing with others!
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This is an awesome resource list for hands-on learning of music! I need to check out the book everyone loves – My Story of the Orchestra. Thanks for a great collection!
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What a great post! Lots of awesome resources!
Thank you! It was a lot of fun to put this all together!
Thank you so much for including our 10 Tips for Painting to Music and compiling such an amazing resource! There are so many wonderful things to explore – I hope many people pin this for reference!
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Great post! Pinned and tweeted. Please join us tonight at 7 pm, and party with us. I can’t wait to see your new masterpieces or amazing classics! Lou Lou Girls
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I really love adding in the play silks and movement with music! Yes, I need to add that into our music shelves. Thanks for these tips 🙂
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Lovely pictures and this instruments will definitely helps the kids to become future musicians !!
Thanks! They are all so perfect for little ones!
I really enjoyed this awesome list. We have an orchestra book and it is truly great. This article memorized my childhood. 😉 Thanks for sharing. 😉
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