Montessori : Music ::: Musical Instruments & Symphony Orchestra

**create own instruments using scrap materials, beads, etc.***

DEFINITION: "instrument" : something that can be used to make noise

four main categories:
1. percussions
2. string
3. woodwind
4. brass

CLASSIFY instruments
-sort instrument cards by sound, family, place in orchestra

LISTEN to sounds
-watch/listen to youtube videos of instruments (sample)
-have student describe sound, what does it remind them of, what does the instrument look like

-let parents know of free concerts, local festivals, performing opportunities, concert events, etc.