Moving and Shaking!

During the COVID19 pandemic, Miss Liz’s music classes are moving online. You can see the first video “Musical Fun” class at this link. This post offers more info about the songs and activities for movement and instrument play. Let’s get moving! This is the first of a series of articles … Continue reading

For Fun & Literacy, Visit Dr. Knickerbocker!

I just made a new video of one of my favorite literacy songs, “Dr. Knickerbocker.” Find it now on my youtube channel, LizBuchananMusic, by clicking here. “Dr. Knickerbocker” is somewhat ubiquitous in kids’ music circles, having been featured on at least two children’s TV shows and in numerous books. It’s … Continue reading

Why Integrate the Arts?

I recently watched a video about arts integration at the Two Rivers Charter School in Washington, D.C. Second graders created giant Jackson Pollock-style paintings while learning about the physics of flight; fourth graders learned about their local rivers by enacting the history of a river through poetry, movement and drama. … Continue reading