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Did you know music and sand go together... Sand art.  I love to find inspiring ways to teach music.  This was not only a listening project, but a hands-on project.  I taught a music class and wanted the children to listen with their whole being.  Listening with one's whole self engages the ideas by using our senses making a complete learning experience. 

Here's the project.  You will need music and play sand and a smooth table top (clear glass top works best.)
Put on a classical or contemporary piece.   You can find them on www.classicsforkids.com
Vivaldi's Four Seasons
Beethoven's 9th Symphony
Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream
Schubert's March Millitaire
Handel's Water Music
Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite (In the Hall of the Mountain King)

Give each child about 3 handfuls of playsand.
Let them move the sand around with their hands and fingers as they listen to the music.  They may move the sand in rhythm making zigzags or they may just make shapes...big shapes to loud sounds or small shapes to quiet sounds.  They may imagine a picture in their mind as the music plays.  It may take them to a place they can see in their mind and then draw it in the sand.
Try it.
 

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