There were more than student voices entertaining Westmoor School parents at the annual Winter Sing on Dec. 9. An enthusiastic group of fifth-graders presented the first projects from a newly formed lunchtime club.
Thanks to a grant received by gifted teacher Mrs. Sara Wippman and music teacher Mrs. Abby Blair, about 20 students demonstrated their coding skills and creativity in electronic music projects.
The grants funded Makey Makey Invention kits and Little Bits mini electronic circuit boards. The projects included a sweater that played Jingle Bells, a mini tree whose ornaments each played a tune, and a Garage Band compilation.
Learn more and watch the students creating their projects on this short video:
Music Tech Club Brings New Sound to Winter Sing from Northbrook District 28 on Vimeo.