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Sherman Elementary
3987 Dixie Highway
Dry Ridge, KY 41035
Phone: 859-428-5500
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Interactive Sites for K-5th grade

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Activities to show how music can affect/set mood – Primary Level

Reindeer Orchestra

Touch the reindeer noses to play Christmas Carols

Virtual Keyboard

Play a virtual keyboard - Primary/Intermediate Level

Electronic Drum Set

Play a solo or accompany a CD

Early Bird Singers

Click on the birds to make your own tune

Compose Music

Try your composing skills on the interactive musical staff

Name the Composer

Can you guess the composer from the given clues?

Francisco Symphony for Kids

Learn all about an orchestra, the music and instruments


Many podcasts, audio files and video files related to music and music performances

Musical Instruments

Learn about the different families and types of instruments

Continental Harmony Web

From PBS – Includes multimedia lessons including mood & music, world beat, elements of music, music imagery and more (grades 3-8)

Great Performances

Multimedia archives


Fantastic site that teaches and quizzes music theory from the basics on up!

With Music

Great site by San Francisco Symphony – music education for kids

From the Top

A radio show that features outstanding young classical musicians ages five to nineteen.


A fun, educational guide for children to music theory, history, instruments, and composers. Features quizs, forums, and sounds.

Peer Gynt

BBC fun guide to ‘Hall of the Mountain King’ by Edvard Greig. ‘Peer Gynt’ the hero needs your help to knock out the trolls and recognize some of the instruments.

Musical Mysteries

Kids site all about music including activities on sound, rhythm, mood, orchestra, quizzes, etc.


These exhibits will let you mess around with music in ways you probably haven’t before.

Meet the Mariachi

Music, video, instruments and quiz.

Explore the captivating rhythms and instruments of Mariachi music from Mexico.

Virtual Keyboard

Online keyboard instrument with sounds, drum rhythms and chords.

Can be played with qwerty keys or mouse.

Gourd Tree

Use your qwerty keyboard or mouse to play this invention by Harry Partch.

Sheep Beats

play with rhythm

Sing and Play

Experiment with songs featuring mouth percussion, harmonies, riffs and rhythms: ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy!’ and ‘Just Enough’.

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