Music Education Lesson Plans

Music and Math

Lesson Plans


  • Create a Clapping Symphony - In this activity students will have fun clapping while making a symphony and learning about fractions. Level: Grade 3 to 12


  • Patterns in Music and Math - Solving mathematical and musical problems by identifying patterns in number and notation. Level: Kindergarten to Grade 4


  • Hokey Pokey with Shapes - Teaches young children the different shapes using the Hokey-Pokey song. Level: PreK - Kindergarten


  • Math Jingles - Has lyrics and mp3 of a song that teaches kids how to count by tens. Level: Kindergarten


  • Fingerplays Plus - Has a number of songs and fingerplays to teach math-related concepts. Level: PreK to Kindergarten


  • Connect With Music - Has various lesson plans using music, multimedia and technology to teach math facts like decimals, fractions and more. Level: Middle School


  • Math Dance - Activities based on the book Math Dance written by Karl Schaffer and Erik Stern. Level: Elementary, Middle School and High School