Do you know how to use Soundtrap? If so, Mr. Pollard needs some background music for his videos! Click on this link and use loops, beatmaker, or whatever custom sounds you would like to make your own. When you're done, remember to hit save so I get a copy to send to Mr. Pollard
Grades Pre K - 2
Down in the Jungle - Read and Sing Along with Mr. Hoefs. Piano lesson at the end, use a piano at home or the Chromebook/Computer Piano
Play Along/Sing Along songs:
- (Audio) Lazy John, Down By the Bay, and Aiken Drum
- (Sheet Music) Lazy John, Down By the Bay, and Aiken Drum
If you want to draw your own Aiken Drum and send the picture in with your name on it, we will be making a collage of all the pictures.
- Miss Mary Mack - Read along with the book before you try the game
- Miss Mary Mack - Rhythm game for partners
Grades 3 - 6
Staff Wars - Test your note reading skills, take a screen shot of your high scores and send them to Mr. Hoefs
Soundtrap - Create your own songs with this garageband-esque music maker
Three Little Birds - Learn to sing and play on Ukulele and Piano
Tuning a Ukulele - For those who have a uke at home and need to tune it
Happy Birthday - Sheet music for recorder
Happy Birthday - Video lesson on how to play Happy Birthday
Ode to Joy - Sheet music for recorder
Ode to Joy - Video lesson on how to play Ode to Joy
Whole School Activities
Make A Woodwind at Home - Make a straw instrument at home! Requires a plastic straw and a pair of scissors
Super Looper - Create your own music loops!
Chromebook/Computer Piano - Play along with posted music here or make your own!
Moose Song - Sing this classic camp song with GVS teachers!
Radio Play - Write your own short story, complete with sound effects
Making Foley Sounds - Learn more about how foley artists make sounds
Radio Play - Here's an example from Mr Hoefs
SPLAT - Program your own drum machine and much more!
SPLAT Tutorial with Mr. Hoefs on using SPLAT