How to Start Teaching Music to Kids at an Early Age

How to Start Teaching Music to Kids at an Early Age | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #music #kidsandmusic #teachmusic #ihsnet

Introducing music into your little one’s life while they are still young is incredibly beneficial to their healthy development. In fact, music can have a positive influence on a child’s emotional, social emotional, social, cognitive and physical growth in several positive ways. The benefits of introducing music to your little ones are exponential and the good news is that you don’t have to be an […] Read More

Top 10 Free Music Resources for your Homeschool

10 Free Music Resources for Your Homeschool | Renée at Great Peace #music #homeschool #musicappreciation #musicinhomeschool #ihsnet

Let’s face it, many homeschoolers are just scraping by as they try to provide their kids with quality education. Like public schools, we have to budget our funds and often we choose to leave out some areas of learning because of it. But, musical arts doesn’t need to be left out when you can utilize free music resources. Homeschooling has its joys and disappointments. Sometimes, […] Read More

How to Foster Creativity in Gifted Children

How to Foster Creativity in Gifted Children | Renée at Great Peace #gifted #homeschool #ihsnet

Creativity can be a natural for many gifted children. Some seem to be born with an innate ability to draw, paint, build, or express ideas in a creative way. That said, creativity is also a skill than can be developed. In fact, creativity is a skill that parents can foster within their gifted children. The key is finding what your child is interested in, and […] Read More

Teaching Music in Homeschool with 10 Free Piano Lessons Apps

Teaching Music Appreciation in Homeschool with 10 Free Piano Lessons Apps | Renée at Great Peace #musicappreciation #pianolessons #homeschool #ihsnet

As I’ve stated before, music appreciation curriculum doesn’t have to look like reading from books. Rather it’s about teaching music in the homeschool. These 10 free piano lesson apps allow kids to explore learning to play piano without you having to break the bank. It doesn’t have to be complicated. Sometimes you just have to let them explore making music. One of the best ways to explore a […] Read More

Learning to Play Music in Homeschool

Learning to Play Music in Homeschool | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #musicappreciation #musiclessons #ihsnet

Music is amazing. It has the ability to change moods. But, think of how amazing it is when your child learns to play beautiful music.  Whether it’s guitar or piano, violin or trumpet learning to play music not only teaches the art of music, it teaches math skills, performance, and discipline. This post contains affiliate advertisement links. Knowing that we were going to move to Missouri, […] Read More

31 Music Unit Studies and More Resources to Teach in Homeschool

31 Music Unit Studies for Teaching Music in Homeschool | Renée at Great Peace #musicappreciation #music #homeschool #ihsnet

Sometimes when teaching music in homeschool you don’t really have time to dive in to a complete 32 week lesson series. Instead, perhaps what will work best for your classroom is to study music in bite size chunks. Allowing your children to learn about great artists, classical composers or music theory a little at a time can help them to retain more of what they […] Read More

100+ Music Field Trips for Homeschool Music Appreciation

Music Field Trips for Homeschool Music Appreciation | | Renée at Great Peace #music #muiscappreciation #fieldtrips #homeschool #ihsnet

Music Field Trips to Consider Exposing your child to live music field trips through live performances can go a long way in the overall artistic development of your child.As we continue to explore ways to teach music appreciation in homeschool we can’t forget how important it is to take musical field trips. Whether your goal is to inspire musical creativity or to encourage a love […] Read More

Top 10 Music Appreciation Curricula for Homeschoolers

Top 10 Music Appreciation Curriculum for Homeschool | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool | RenéeatGreatPeace.com #musciappreciation #homeschool #ihsnet #music

So yesterday I started sharing the Ultimate Guide to teaching Music in your Homeschool. This is part 2 of a 5 day hopscotch. Sometimes the easiest way to include a subject into our learning days is to have a curriculum that guides us through the process. Which is why today, we are going to take a look at the top 10 music appreciation curricula that is available […] Read More