Homeschool Music Resources

Homeschool Music Resources across the Curriculum

Without knowing it,  I am sure that we all use a great deal of homeschool music resources across our homeschool curriculum areas. A discussion with other homeschool mums spurred me on to think how we use music to teach other homeschooling subjects.

Do we use a specific homeschool music curriculum also? Yes.. read about that here.


Homeschool Music Resources across the curriculum

This page,  is dedicated to those homeschool music resources which you can sing and dance to, and at the same time learn important facts from other curriculum areas. Enjoy!

  • Music Resources to teach Science
  • Music Resources to teach Geography
  • Grammar through music - popular with homeschool families

Have you used any of these music resources in your homeschool? Tell us what you think here.

Homeschool Music Resources to teach Science

Here are some fun ways to learn all sorts of science facts. Music allows us to remember all sorts of things. In these CDs you can learn all sorts of science facts and information.  We have used these during our 'circle time' as well as listening to it on car trips. 


Lyrical Life Science #1 With CD
By Lyrical Learning

Topics volume 1 addresses include scientific method, living things, invertebrates, coldblooded vertebrates, birds, classification, algae/fungi/nonvascular plants, vascular plants, protozoa, genetics, viruses, and bacteria.

Along with each CD comes a textbook which expands upon the information summarized in the songs. The textbooks, about 100 pages each, are generously illustrated with line drawings and touches of humor. They include song lyrics and simple music. The corresponding workbook lessons offer matching, fill-in-the-blank, essay, and labeling exercises.

Answer keys are at the back. Although originally written for sixth graders, the content reflects some of what we find in typical high school life science texts. Whatever level you choose to use these for, they remain supplements rather than comprehensive courses. While this approach is not for all students, it does offer a rare alternative for auditory learners.


 Lyrical Life Science #2 With CD
By Lyrical Learning

Volume 2-Mammals, Ecology, and Biomes, uses tunes like "Erie Canal," "The Yellow Rose of Texas," and Irish Washerwoman" to teach about bats, carnivores, isectivores, pinnepeds, ecology, biomes, toothless mammals, manatees, whales, dolphins, and single-family orders. You won't wade through evolutionary nonsense. Along with each CD comes a textbook which expands upon the information summarized in the songs. The textbooks, about 100 pages each, are generously illustrated with line drawings and touches of humor. They include song lyrics and simple music. The corresponding workbook lessons offer matching, fill-in-the blank, essay, and labeling exercises. Answer keys are at the back. 


Lyrical Life Science #3 With CD
By Lyrical Learning

Volume 3- The Human Body, begins with an introductory song on cells, genes, tissue, organs, and organ systems. Then it focuses on each of the body systems. You will recognize some of the tunes like "Caissons Go Rolling Along" and "Red River Valley," but some others like "Goober Peas," "Old Joe Clark," and "Tarantella" will be less familiar. "The Skeletal System" sung to "Tarantella" is a familiar pirate tune that takes "... the thigh bone is connected to the hip bone..." to a whole new level. Along with each CD comes a textbook which expands upon the information summarized in the songs. The textbooks, about 100 pages each, are generously illustrated with line drawings and touches of humor. They include song lyrics and simple music. 

Grammar using Music Resources

This is the easiest way to memorize grammar definitions. We love these songs and they have catchy and memorable tunes and lyrics. Sing along and cover homeschool music and grammar together!


Grammar Songs--CD and Book
By Kathy Troxel / Audio Memory Publishing

Kids will love both dancing and singing along with these fun grammar songs as they learn how easy it is to remember grammar rules! These audio memory aids teach the parts of speech, basic sentence structure, punctuation, Greek and Latin prefixes and suffixes and more! 

This kit includes:

  • Audio CD with 19 songs
  • 68 page student workbook with song lyrics and written exercises
  • Teacher's Guide with activity suggestions and answer key

Geography - learnt through song

Excellent for learning names of countries around the world. We listen and sing with the song of the country we are studying in history and colour the picture that comes in the book. Geography and homeschool music in one go!


Geography Songs Kit Sing Around the World
By Kathy Troxel / Audio Memory Publishing

Homeschoolers applaud this teaching tool because it works! Kids learn world geography by listening to 23 memory songs on the cassette. These songs teach the names and locations of continents, countries, oceans, and planets. The illustrated softcover features the lyrics and reinforces learning with 23 maps to label and color. It also includes reproducible fill-in-the-blank and crossword tests. Ages 4 to 7. 

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