For Cinco de Mayo in Kdg. - Plastic egg maracas - plastic easter eggs, fill them with what you want (candy, beans, etc.) 2 plastic spoons, wrap in colorful duct tape or plain masking tape and hand decorate.
Basketball Rhythms - Could be a fun way to teach different types of notes/counting in music class.or just use it as a way to give kids a quick break and have some fun! Way more exciting than rhythm sticks!
Why reading? The Extraordinary Benefits of Learning Music - "Students who learn music at an early age are more likely to excel in other extracurricular activities. They are also three times more likely to earn a bachelor’s degree.