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Do you know that watching movie musicals in the homeschool is one of the best ways to introduce your kids to music appreciation? 

In this post, I’m going to give you pointers on the different age appropriate activities you can do in the homeschool to up level your kids’ knowledge after watching movie musicals. 

Don’t forget to download the worksheets I have made available with this post. 

If you want to know, how to add movie musicals to your homeschool library, you can read my post 7 ‘Genius’ Ways To Add Musicals To Your Home Library. 

My post, How To Have A Musical Movie Night, will help you make watching movie musicals a fun and enjoyable experience in your homeschool. 


3 – 5 Years (Pre-School Years)

  • Ask your little one to name his favourite song from the musical.
  • Discuss dynamics of the song, such as – was it loud or soft? Was it high pitched or low pitched? Was it fast or slow etc?

Want more ideas to engage your little one? Then read my post, 5 ‘Easy Peasy’ Ways To Up-level Your Pre-Schoolers Knowledge Of Music With Movie Musicals.


6 – 9 Years (Primary School Years)

  • Ask your elementary schooler, to name her favourite and least favourite song from the movie
  • Ask her to explain the reason behind her choices. 

If you would like more ideas on how to up level your primary schooler’s knowledge of music appreciation, then please read my post, 5 ‘Super Fun’ Ways To Teach Music With Movie Musicals For 6 – 9 Year Olds. 


10 – 13 Years (Middle School Years)

  • Have your tweens list out all the songs in the movie, along with the composers and the instruments used. 
  • Compare and contrast two songs from the list in terms of the compositions’ dynamics, instruments used, mood, etc. 

Read my post, 4 ‘In-genius’ Ways To Teach Tweens Music With Movie Musicals, for even more ideas on how you can use movie musicals to engage your tween in music appreciation in the homeschool. 


14+ Years (High School Years)

  • Ask your teenager to name her least favourite song and explain the reason for the choice.
  • Ask her to describe the song in detail, in terms of instruments used, dynamics etc, and state what changes she would make to the song and why.

Would you like to engage your teenager further with these activities? Then, read my post, 5 ‘Super Easy’ Ways For Teens To Learn Music With Movie Musicals. 


Do you think that watching movie musicals will be a fun and engaging way to get your kids into music? Then, don’t wait any longer, get started right now. 

Karen Cadera

Karen Cadera


Mom, Teacher, Minimalist, Zero Waste Enthusiast, Multi Pod.

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