Skin and Bones is one of my favorite songs to sing around this time of year. Not only is it fun and spooky, but it's an excellent song for preparing 3rd grade for low la and practicing low la with 4th grade. Well, this week, one of my 3rd graders came up with a unique game for the song that I hadn't seen before and I want to share it with you!
Halloween has become a touchy subject in many public schools. Gone are the days of costume contests and Halloween parties in the classrooms – but that doesn't mean you can't still have some harvest-themed fun. While ghosts and witches are often out of the question, pumpkins, fall-themed, and more generally spooky books are still acceptable in many schools. Below are 5 school-appropriate books you can read in your classroom this October.
My name is Nick Dolan, and I'm an elementary music teacher and choir director. I'm here to talk about teaching music!