If you would like to work through some SmartBoard

click on my TEACHER RESOURCE page.

Interactive Music Lesson plans coordinated with South Dakota Music Standards

MUCHO SmartBoard files

For a Pinterest board devoted specifically to interactive SmartBoard
files and websites click below!


And even MORE Music Interactive Sites for SmartBoard Use

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?
Name the Instrument
Listen to the music and guess the mystery instrument
San Francisco Symphony for Kids
Learn all about an orchestra, the music and instruments
Look, Listen and Learn
The Arts presented by The Kennedy Center
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
Music Theory
Fantastic site that teaches and quizzes music theory from the basics on up!
Play Music
interactive webpages where you can click on a musical instrument and here the sounds it makes. Excellent!
Fun With Music
Great site by San Francisco Symphony – music education for kids
Boston Symphony Orchestra Kids
Site presents interactive games, an introduction to instruments, and kids can meet the musicians.
Dallas Symphony for Kids
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra's magical doorway to a world of musical fun and learning for students, parents and teachers!
From the Top
A radio show that features outstanding young classical musicians ages five to nineteen.
Memphis Symphony Orchestra
Site from the Memphis Symphony introduces kids to instruments, composers, and musicians.
Music Notes
A fun, educational guide for children to music theory, history, instruments, and composers. Features quizs, forums, and sounds.
The Music Room
Introduces children to music theory and history in a fun, entertaining way.
Guess the Instrument
Listen and click on the instrument you hear
An introduction to Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade,

the story of the thousand and one Arabian Nights.
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.
Early Musical Instruments
Video resource featuring lute and archlute, treble tenor and bass viols,

flute, sub contra bass recorder, dulcian, sackbutt and cornett.
These exhibits will let you mess around with music in ways you probably haven’t before.
Bagpipes: First Get a Goat
Examples of some weird and exotic world music instruments.
Meet the Mariachi
Music, video, instruments and quiz.

Explore the captivating rhythms and instruments of Mariachi music from Mexico.
Traditional Japanese Musical Instruments
Shakuhachi, shamisen, taiko, koto - traditional Japanese musical instruments.
Kid’s Mozart
Kids Mozart player that includes extracts from

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Clarinet Concerto,

Variations ‘Ah, vous dirai-je, Maman’ and Symphony 40
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
The Blues Man
Click on the buttons and radio to hear the blues man sing and play.
Sing and Play
Experiment with songs featuring mouth percussion,

harmonies, riffs and rhythms: ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy!’ and ‘Just Enough’.
Freaky Frank's Music Machine
Interactive games, music machines and more!