Music Theme | Crafts
 Discover Spot and Musical Max Videos
 Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities

Themes Instructions and Suggestions Materials

Crafts > Music >
*Make a Joyful Noise

Music > Video

*View a video together, sing, dance and discuss with child.
*Make a musical instrument craft using the links suggested.
*Use pots and pans to make joyful noises.

*Explore musical instruments:
Visit the musical instruments coloring pages categories.  All instruments have related information links and you can hear music.

Suggested videos:
4 years and under:  
Disney’s Discover Spot (15 minute segment on musical instruments)

3 years and older:
Weston Woods’ Musical Max and Other Storytime Favorites
What to do while viewing video:
*Dance together and encourage your child to make music with some ordinary objects: bang on a plastic box, pots and pans, or use the musical instrument craft created earlier to join the video characters.

Related music activities and crafts:  
Bell Angel Craft (Bible Theme)

This lesson plan activity children will meet a percussion instrument, the bell.  A Bell Angel Craft to sing bell theme songs for Christmas.

Xylophone Activities and Craft

This lesson plan activity children will "meet" a percussion instrument, the xylophone, make a craft to practice colors and a water/color xylophone and practice letter X.

 Crafts >
*Make a Joyful Noice
*Xylophone craft

Coloring Pages > Musical Instruments Coloring Pages wit 

*Any video that addresses music.
*Check video suggestions and check if the library has them.

Pots and pans, or other objects to produce musical sounds.
*Toy musical instruments you may already have: drum, flute, tambourine, xylophone or 

To view updates to these activities visit:
© Preschool Activities and Crafts