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Búsqueda del tesoro de artes y música

¡Vayamos a la búsqueda del tesoro! Puede quedarse en su propia casa o patio trasero o emprender una aventura aún más grande al aire libre. Una vez que haya reunido sus artículos, hay muchas cosas creativas que puede hacer. Gracias a enseñarle a la artista Heather Hughes por trabajar con nosotros en esta divertida guía …

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Canciones Musicales de Pájaros

Los compositores a lo largo de la historia han utilizado su música para contar una historia o para imitar los sonidos que escuchan a su alrededor. Algunos de los sonidos más comunes que los compositores han imitado en su música son los cantos de pájaros. La música de hace cientos de años hasta la música …

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Musical Bird Songs

Composers throughout history have used their music to tell a story or to imitate sounds that they hear around them. Some of the most common sounds composers have imitated in their music are bird calls. Music from hundreds of years ago all the way to music written today features bird calls played by instruments all …

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Scott Joplin – The King of Ragtime

Who Was Scott Joplin? Scott Joplin was an African American composer who is famous for the Ragtime style of music. Watch this short video about Joplin or read some of the facts below. Important Facts: Share this with your children to talk about Scott Joplin’s life, his challenges, and his successes. He came from a …

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Art Party

Art Party Video We regularly release Virtual Art Parties to help you and your children connect with music and art at home. Virtual Art Parties are the perfect way for kids and adults of any age to let their creativity flow, relax with the calming power of music and art, and find some inner tranquility …

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88 Instruments – Story and Activities

Watch and Listen Watch as the main character strums, picks, and plunks his way to finding the perfect instrument for him, the piano! Hands-On Piano Activities Paper Piano – Babies to Elementary If you don’t have a piano or keyboard at home, this 2D piano is a great way for young ones to get hands-on. …

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Arts and Music Scavenger Hunt

Let’s go on a scavenger hunt! You can stay in your own home or backyard or go on an even bigger adventure outside. Once you’ve gathered your items, there are so many creative things you can do. Thank you to teaching artist Heather Hughes for working on this fun activity guide with us. Scavenger Hunt …

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Time to Drum!

Percussion Videos Watch as percussionist Peter Cooper tells you about the percussion instruments in the orchestra. Percussion Activities for Babies – Preschool Pom Pom Drum Painting This is a fun activity to involve your littlest ones in both music and art-making at the same time! This tutorial makes drum sticks out of pom-poms and wooden …

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Inside the Story: Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo

Story Time: Watch and Listen Teaching artist Abner Genece Reads us Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo. Zoo Animal Song Babies to Elementary School One of the reasons we love children’s songs is that the lyrics can be so adaptable to fit any theme or subject. We suggest adapting “The Wheels on the …

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Orchestra Guess Who

Orchestra Guess Who From the Activity Guide: Musical Games! Use the game packet downloads to play orchestra games with your family in person or play Orchestra Memory online. Who knew orchestra games could be so fun? Guess Who is a classic game that is perfect for teaching about the instrument families in the orchestra. It …

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DIY Trumpet

DIY Trumpet From the Activity Guide: All About the Instruments – Brass and Percussion Families Check out this trumpet DIY from New York Philharmonic made with things you likely have around your house. And check out the DIY trumpet Conductor Dan made at his house! Find this and other activities in the full Activity Guide: …

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