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Clap for Classics!

Clap for Classics!

Hosted by: Elizabeth Nixon

Clap for Classics! is a music education podcast for kids ages 2-8. Join Ms. Elizabeth and Forte the Lion while we sing, move our bodies, learn about great classical music and more! Toddlers, preschoolers,...

Episodes

24. Row Row Row Your Boat

Season #2

Today’s podcast is short, sweet, and familiar! My friend Evelyn and I share Row Row Row Your Boat with some fun and silliness! Hopefully this sparks your creativity to write some more silly verses. We use our...
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23. A Musical Boat Ride With Handel

Season #2

Today we’ll be listening to and learning about a famous piece of music by George Frideric Handel, part of his iconic "Water Music". Grab some rhythm sticks and the free printable if you’d like to extend the activity...
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22. Gershwin's Rhapsody on Burger and Fries

Season #2

Join Ms. Elizabeth, Wilder, and Riff the Pig as we share a wonderful piece of music from american composer George Gershwin. Grab some rhythm sticks and our free printable to extend this activity. The printable...
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21. Tortuga Concha: call and response song

Season #2

Learn this fun call and response song from El Salvador! Ms. Elizabeth and Abbey will teach a few words in spanish and then introduce a fun way to sing this song Tortuga Concha, it’s time to sing No tengo manos, no...
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20. Familiar Favorites With a Twist

Season #1

If you have rhythm sticks you might want to grab them for this episode. In today’s episode we demonstrate a bunch of fun ways to put a twist on any simple song that you sing with your child.  We hope this will give...
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19. Peter and the Wolf: Meet the Characters

Season #1

Let’s meet the characters and the instruments in Peter and the Wolf.  We take our time and talk about Peter, the Cat and Grandpa to give you a little taste of the fun of this wonderful symphonic fairy tale. Grab 3...
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18. A Happy King, a Busy Hen and a Sleeping Princess

Season #1

In this episode we share 3 activities that come from our Fairy Tale Course inside of our All Access Membership.  Grab a drum and some rhythm sticks and let’s enjoy these musical stories together. Old King Cole: for...
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17. Bo Peep, Black Sheep and Bach: 3 Nursery rhymes and a calm classical piece

Season #1

Click here to grab your free Sheep lesson plan that includes songs and lyrics for the songs we’ve shared, a Mary Had a Little Lamb printable as well as a bunch of extension ideas to keep the learning going beyond the...
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16. Springtime, seeds, and butterflies.

Season #1

Today’s episode is a sneak peek into our Four Seasons: Music and More Spring Curriculum! We share 4 different audio clips from our music, art, poetry, and STEM sections. We know you'll love these nature-themed...
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15. Let's explore the beautiful earth with our 5 senses.

Season #1

Come and celebrate the beauties of the earth through music! You don’t need any extra props for today’s episode, just press play and enjoy! Musical Selections included in today’s episode: Go In and Out the Window:...
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14. Eggs, eggs, and more eggs.

Season #1

Have you grabbed our 5 Under 5 Musical Play Series yet? Sign up and we’ll send you 5 days of musical fun for you and your little one in under 5 minutes each day. We share some of our favorite musical activities that...
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13. All about birds: a nursery rhyme, folk song and Vivaldi!

Season #1

If you’d like to help your little ones develop an appreciation for classical music, make musical memories with your family, enjoy flexibility of an at-home program, and learn right alongside your kiddos, come join us...
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