Teaching Tips

Our Teaching Tips blog will help make sharing music with children easy, fun and technically correct.

We love sharing ideas on how to enhance music at your place – but we would also love to hear your ideas and suggestions!

Untuned Percussion

Untuned Percussion

          Untuned percussion instruments have no notes of definite pitch. They offer a great variety of tone colour (timbre) but tunes cannot be played on them. Examples of untuned percussion instruments: Maracas Tambourine Castanets Sleigh...
Fitness for Kids

Fitness for Kids

Let’s get our children involved in physical activity NOW!! It is a sad reflection of our current life-style that 1 in 4 children are overweight and 1 in 7 children are obese. “Over eating is not the main cause of child obesity,” says an Auckland specialist, Dr Wayne...
Tips to Teach Music With Confidence

Tips to Teach Music With Confidence

I don’t have a good voice. I don’t know where to start. How do I teach with music? Do you feel you are lacking the confidence to sing in the classroom or the learning environment? Music can be simple and fun to teach! Kids absolutely love to have a sing...