Musical Instruments Teacher Resources

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Grow a Musical Instrument

For Teachers K - 6th
Music, culture, social studies, and plant growth all in one! Kids explore the various type of traditional African instruments that are made out of gourds. They then grow their own gourds and use them to create a wide variety of African...
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Musical Instruments to Play

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Bring some music to your language arts lesson with a reading comprehension activity. Learners read an informational passage about different musical instruments before answering a series of comprehension and vocabulary questions.
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Musical Instruments

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Here is a complete workbook which leads children as they work through the art of making a musical instrument. The instrument made must be a percussion instrument. The workbook is incredibly thorough and does a good job of leading pupils...
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Spelling by Picture - Musical Instruments

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this spelling by picture-musical instruments worksheet, students use pictures to identify and spell names of musical instruments. Students spell eight words.
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Musical Instrument Families

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Using graphics, and an easy-to-understand format, this resource outlines the different kinds of instruments and their characteristics. This presentation could be used as an introduction to instruments for learners getting ready to...
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Grouping Musical Instruments

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students study about musical instruments and group them into these categories: percussion, strings, woodwinds, and brass. After discussing these instruments, they independently complete the worksheet.
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May 22 - Buy a Musical Instrument Day

For Students 7th - 8th
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn that May 22 is 'Buy-a-Musical Instrument Day.' Students write whether or not they plan an instrument, how long they've been playing, and why they decided to play the instrument. If...
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Topic Books: Musical Instruments

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this ESL musical instruments activity, students assemble the booklet and read about various musical instruments. Students then respond to 6 fill in the blank questions and 4 matching questions regarding the information they read.
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Inventing a Musical Instrument, a Tool And a Toy

For Students 5th - 7th
In this inventing a musical instrument, tool and toy worksheet, learners look at all the materials they have available to them and as a team design a unique musical instrument, tool and toy.
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Wordsearch 3: Musical Instruments

For Students 3rd - 6th
For this musical instruments worksheet, students search for words in a wordsearch that represent musical instruments. Students search for 12 words.
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Wordsearch 3 – Musical Instruments

For Students 4th - 6th
In this musical instruments instructional activity, students locate and circle or highlight twelve words associated with musical instruments in a word search puzzle.
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Topic - Musical Instruments Word Search

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this musical instruments word search puzzle instructional activity, students locate and identify the 20 instruments from the word bank. The words may appear horizontally or vertically.
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Musical Instruments: Part I

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Pupils construct and play various musical instruments made from straws and bottles. They investigate how changes in their instruments result in tone changes. Learners change the lengths and amount of water in the instruments and record...
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Identifying Musical Instruments

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify different musical instruments.  In this music appreciation activity, 1st graders discover the different groups and sounds of instruments while learning their names as well.  Students write about an instrument they...
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Energetic Musical Instruments

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners apply the principles and concepts associated with energy and the transfer of energy in an engineering context through the designing and making of a musical instrument. After the accomplishment of the design, students must...
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Musical Instruments

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this musical instruments worksheet, students study the various musical instruments and circle the instrument that can be played with hands.
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Generalizing How Musical Instruments Work

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Sound, vibrations, resonance, and frequency are explored as learners use music to foster scientific inquiry. They engage in three different sound experiments and follow up discussions to foster a better understanding of how musical...
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Musical Instruments

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this music activity, students write the name of a musical instrument that they would like to play. Students do research and list as many instruments as they can find.
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Musical Instruments Ð French Horn

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
The French horn is a member of the brass family that is described in this informational video. The musician describes the different parts of the French horn, as well as how it is distinguished amongst other horns. What a fantastic and...
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Tube Kazoo

For Students 1st - 3rd
Little musicians make a kazoo out of a cardboard tube, wax paper, and a rubber band. This is a terrific activity to use for enriching a lesson on sound, vibration, or musical instruments.
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Musical Instruments

For Students 2nd - 12th
Membranophones? Aerophones? How about strings? Percussion? You need not be a music instructor to benefit from a packet of 24 worksheets that introduce aspiring musicians to the various instrument families.
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Music: Instruments of the Orchestra

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils identify various musical instruments and explain their roles in an orchestra. Following a Powerpoint presentation, students discuss what they have discovered in small groups. Then, each groups devises four questions based on the...
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Acoustic Mirrors

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Investigate sound waves with acoustic mirrors. Using audio software, groups make recordings of musical instruments, both with and without acoustic mirrors. They compare the recordings to see the effect of acoustic mirrors on sound waves....
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Musical Instruments Word Search

For Students 4th - Higher Ed
In this language arts worksheet, learners will be searching for words are all musical instruments. Students will locate 34 vocabulary words all pertaining to the topic.