Activity

grades 2–5

Tower of Turkeys

Gather some markers and paper, then watch this video to learn how to draw a stack of turkeys with different faces.

Video

grades K–5

Paper Weaving

Learn how to weave paper together to make a 3D design. Just gather some paper, scissors, pens, and maybe some glue.

Video

grades K–5

Miniature Stage Play

Learn how to make a tiny theater you can use to stage miniature plays.

Video

grades 3–12

Add Some Style to Your Singing

Find out how singers use "runs" and "ornaments," then try some out. Afterward, see if you can identify these techniques in your favorite songs.

Activity

grades 2–5

Create a Cozy Bear

Draw along to this video that'll show you how to create a hibernating bear for the holidays or anytime. Pause as much as you need!

Video

grades 3–5

#ConcertForKids with the Villalobos Brothers

Get inspired by these musical brothers from Xalapa, Mexico, as they combine traditional Mexican folk music with jazz and classical music.

Video

grades K–5

Music of the Mountains

Enjoy some traditional music, including Peruvian pan flutes. Why are they different sizes? How does that affect the sound?

Activity

grades 1–5

Room in a Box

Gather some art supplies and odds and ends you can use to make a miniature room inside a box. Watch the video for inspiration.

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African drumming

Video

grades 3–8

African Drumming

Learn about the history and mechanics of African drumming -- and maybe drum along yourself. Click through and watch the other videos.

Activity

grades 3–5

Create a Stage for a Play

Learn the basics behind theatrical staging, then dream up a play or performance and create a model stage for it.

Activity

Preschool–grade 5

Make a Bird Feeder

Make a bird feeder with just some twine and an orange peel. Observe the birds that stop by and try to identify them.

Video

grades K–12

Four Notes That Changed Music with Ezinma

Watch as violinist Ezinma honors the history and legacy of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony—and its famous four notes—in this awesome modern take.