Make Some Noise!


This summer camp lesson plan is centered around music and movement with hands-on, music-themed activities and experiments to engage preschool-age learners. This summer camp unit offers five 3-hour lesson plans. They feature suggestions for circle time, outside play, and table activities. Activities are standards-aligned to ensure quality content that helps children gain knowledge and prepare for kindergarten.

About our lesson plans:

  • Developed and tested by a team of experienced, certified educators

  • Immediate PDF download upon purchase with unlimited use

  • Activity pages, extension activities, and additional resources included at no cost

  • Developmentally appropriate

  • Printable format that is also digital friendly with links and QR codes embedded in the lesson plans

Camp Outline:

  • Arrival activity- Dance party
  • Circle time- What is music?
  • Drumstick painting
  • Outside play- Hot potato
  • Rhythm dice
  • Center play- Instruments
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity- Coloring to music
  • Circle time- Discuss types of instruments
  • DIY maracas
  • Outside play- Races to music
  • Play that song
  • Center play- Listening time
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity- Rhythm sticks
  • Circle time- Famous musicians
  • Magnetic music
  • Outside play-Parachute to the beat
  • Rainbow xylophone
  • Center play- Instruments
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity- Dance party
  • Circle time- Different styles of dance
  • Freeze dance art
  • Outside play – Group dance
  • Dancing giraffes
  • Center play- Symphony concert
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity- Sculpt to music
  • Circle time- Music makers
  • Melodious music
  • Outside play- Music concert
  • DIY tambourines
  • Center play-Instruments
  • Reflection