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Music Activities for Kids

Song-Mixing Activity
Use the radio to help make a fun new song.
Use the radio to help make a fun new song.
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Try this song-mixing activity and make new music out of old songs.

What You'll Need:

  • Radio
  • Paper
  • Pencil

If you've ever jumped from radio station to radio station in search of a better tune, you know how much fun this game can be. Turn your radio to the first available familiar tune, and write down the first phrase you hear.

Now turn to the next station, and write down the second phrase. Go to the next station, and the next, until you have six phrases. When you're done, read the phrases as a new song.

Now try to sing it! Did you wind up with a third song that's fun?

Make your own music note by note with the activity on the next page.

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