Bringing the Pages to Life: The Day the Crayons Quit

Ever wanted to combine a popular children’s book with pieces for the “Music for Children” volumes?

Here is an idea to get you started!

Check out the attached presentation handouts for ideas for a student-centered performance inspired by “The Day the Crayons Quit,” by Drew Daywalt!

The Day the Crayons Quit


About Justin Caithaml

Justin Caithaml

Justin Caithaml teaches 7-12 Choral Music at Midview Local Schools in Lorain County, Ohio. He completed his Orff-Schulwerk Certification at Baldwin Wallace University, Villanova University, and University of the Arts. Caithaml recently graduated Magna Cum Laude from Baldwin Wallace University, and serves as the Chief Operating Officer of SMART360, an organization dedicated to strengthening elementary students' reading fluency, social skills, and cultural diversity through a creative musical experience. He is a member of the National Association for Music Education, the American Orff-Schulwerk Association, and the American Choral Directors Association.

One Comment

Emily Carter

Justin,
I really love this! Thank you for such a beautiful presentation that you attached. Do you happen to have any videos of this performance to see how it all works together?

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