Onomatopoeia

Onomatopoeia

Onomatopoeia, it is such a freaky word, But on Halloween, to not use it would simply be absurd. There are so many sounds that we hear around this spooky time. You should use it in your writing, or while slurping up some slime. 😉   You could think...
Shake Up the Holidays

Shake Up the Holidays

Making musical instruments is fun, creative and now…it can also serve a purpose in your classroom’s curriculum.   As we enter the holidays, consider making an easy percussion instrument that can be the center of a holiday unit. Percussion instruments can be divided...
Another Beethoven Birthday

Another Beethoven Birthday

Here, at The Inspired Classroom, we do not let a December 16th go by without a mention of a very important December holiday – Beethoven’s birthday. I used to celebrate this special day each year with my grandfather, a man who loved Beethoven’s music...