Matatalab: Compose Melodies with Lyrics (Gr. 1-3)


Students will learn how to compose their own piece of music using Matatalab music blocks.


  • Students will compose an original melody with lyrics
  • Write the Matatalab pitches on the staff
  • Present a musical presentation

Curriculum Connections Summary

  • Ontario - Coding & Art (Music)
  • British Columbia - ADST & Art (Music)
  • Alberta & Nova Scotia - ICT & Art (Music)
  • New Brunswick, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Newfoundland, and PEI - Art (Music)

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Screen Free: A more friendly way to learn fundamental coding concepts at a very early age. A physical way to learn abstract coding ideas without screen-time.
Words Free: The coding blocks have intuitive graphical symbols on them, building confidence for kids to predict the movement of the robot as well as to test and confirm their reasoning.
Game Based Learning: With Matatalab, if kids don't feel like seriously coding, they are play maze game adventures.