Preschool Prodigies is our first complete series. In these 8 chapters, we introduce reading music on a truncated staff, with colorful sheet music. The goal of these lessons is to give students meaningful exposure to pitch, practice call and response, learn chords & develop their sense of rhythm.
If you're interested in workbooks for each chapter, you can find them available inside the Prodigies Playground.
In this Preschool Prodigies episode, we have our first rhythm lessons with Sweet Beets. We practice playing rhythms with ‘Beet’ and ‘Shh,’ in a similar fashion to the way we played ‘C’ and ‘Shh’ in 1.3. Sweet Beets is a catchy song for teaching rhythm, and a great way to get some instrument free ...
In this Preschool Prodigies music lesson, we add the notes E and G to our practice with the note C. We learn that these three notes make up a chord, and we practice playing these bells together in different patterns.
In Chord Watching 1, we practice a chord listening exercise with the C Major chord. As this is our first chord listening exercise, students only have to identify whether they hear a group of musical notes (the C Major chord) or the sound of thunder and lightning (which is a non-musical sound).