Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Lesson, Lesson Plan
Level:
Preschool
Tags:
  • Art
  • Crafts
  • Music
  • Premedia - Me
  • License:
    Creative Commons Attribution
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Text/HTML

    Create Musical Instruments

    Create Musical Instruments

    Overview

    Children will make their own musical instruments, use those instruments to create and perform a musical piece for an audience. 

    Summary

    Children will make their own musical instruments, use those instruments to create and perform a musical piece for an audience. 

    Background for Teachers/Parents

    Making instruments while repurposing materials can be fun and inexpensive.  See what items you have in your existing environment. 

    Depending on the number of children in your setting, you could create multiple instruments to form a band of performers.

    Intended Learning Outcomes

    • Children will create an instrument(s) and talk about the creative process.
    • Children will create a piece of music to perform for others. 

    Time Frame & Group Size

    Time Frame: 20 minutes

    Group Size: Any

    Standards

    Main Standards: 

    • FA 3 & 4 yr.3.1

    Additional Core Standards: 

    • FA 3 & 4 yr.4.4 

    Author(s)

    Jamie Robinson