The following lesson plans for Music Blocks are made available for teachers to use in the classroom. They were created by Walter Bender and Devin Ulibarri of MAP Family Learning Center and Remake Music LLC. For those wanting professional services, we offer complete service packages (see bottom of page).

Music Blocks Lesson Plan Samples

Note: The date created for the chronology and progression of these lessons. In general, the older dates are easier, and the newer dates are more challenging.

Structure and Form

Hot Cross Buns Structure and Form by Devin Ulibarri (1/30/2016 | original lesson plan is available on our NextCloud)

Sakura by Devin Ulibarri (3/5/2018 | to be uploaded to MAPFLC from NextCloud)


Exploring Beat and Rhythm by Walter Bender (9/21/2019)

Chest, Snap, Clap by Devin Ulibarri (1/27/2019 | to be uploaded to MAPFLC from NextCloud)

Geometry and Rhythms by Devin Ulibarri (4/15/2020)

Animated Polyrhythms by Walter Bender (1/4/2020)

(Advanced) Circular Rhythm Ruler by Walter Bender (6/7/2020)

Pitch over Time (Graph Reading and Transcription with Phrase Maker)

Note: The following lessons were made specifically to be done with 1st and 2nd graders within approx. 40 minutes, and to help them learn how to read a graph by transcribing music with Phrase Maker.

“Twinkle Twinkle” with Phrase Maker (1 of 3) by Devin Ulibarri (10/29/2021)

“Chest, Snap, Clap” with Phrase Maker (2 of 3) by Devin Ulibarri (11/05/2021)

“Frere Jacques” with Phrase Maker (3 of 3) by Devin Ulibarri (11/05/2021)


Make a Metronome by Devin Ulibarri (9/11/2020)


Intervals by Walter Bender (11/18/2019)

Thirds and Sixths by Devin Ulibarri (9/22/2020)

Color of Intervals by Devin Ulibarri (4/15/2020)

Interval Sudoku by Devin Ulibarri (6/5/2020)

Dissonance to Consonance by Devin Ulibarri (10/03/2020)

Pitch Number (Chromatic)

Pitch Number, Fret, and Rock and Roll by Devin Ulibarri (5/17/2020)

From one String to Many by Devin Ulibarri (Work in Progress)


Creating Harmonics by Devin Ulibarri (11/13/21)

Exploring the Harmonic Series by Devin Ulibarri (6/15/21)

Chance and Randomness

Exploring Chance by Walter Bender (9/28/2019)


Canon by Walter Bender (10/5/2019)


Conditionals by Walter Bender (10/10/2019


Sensors by Walter Bender (10/18/2019)


Events by Walter Bender (10/29/2019)

Make a Piano by Walter Bender (1/26/2020)

Crazy Keyboard by Walter Bender (4/12/2020)


The Heap by Walter Bender (11/22/2019)


Broadcast by Walter Bender (12/07/2019)


Face the Music by Walter Bender (12/20/2019)


Quiet/Loud by Walter Bender (1/19/2020)


Symmetry by Walter Bender (2/8/2020)


Multimedia by Walter Bender (2/22/2020)

Heroes and Monsters by Walter Bender (3/7/2020)

Picture Hunt by Walter Bender (3/14/2020)


Switch by Walter Bender (3/28/2020)


Input by Walter Bender (4/12/2020)

Logic Games

Deducto by Walter Bender (4/26/2020)

Interactive Games

Mousetrap by Walter Bender (5/23/2020)

Cookie Hunt by Walter Bender (11/8/2020)


Strange Loops by Walter Bender (7/19/2020)

Useful Tool Creation

Make your own Tuner by Devin Ulibarri (7/19/2020) Note: Needs a computer with a microphone.


Conversions by Walter Bender (8/5/2020)

Pitch (Hz) and Fractions

Building a Scale by Devin Ulibarri (8/7/2020)

Advanced Problem Solving

Hailstorm Music with Collatz Conjecture by Devin Ulibarri (11/12/2021)

Music Blocks Lesson Packages

Are you interested in having our teachers provide a quality Music Blocks (i.e. Music+Code) course at your school? We can help your school get up and running with the above Music Blocks Lesson Plans.

Music+Code Lesson Packages available to suit your needs.

We offer complete lesson packages (click here for a catalog) for professional development as well as direct class instruction. Music Blocks is our tool of choice for the main body of the curriculum. We have worked with public schools, private schools, non-profits, and as consultants for major publishing companies. Please contact us for more information.