Come Fly With Me - Access Music Therapy

National Aviation Day is August 19th

Materials: Have some colorful paper airplanes for residents to throw around. Offer some paper with guides to make their own afterwards.

Opening Recording: “Rhapsody in Blue” by George Gershwin

Discussion: Who has flown a plane? For what reason did you fly? Service? Commercial? Personal? If you flew the plane, what kind of plane was it?

Paper plane

Sing: Blue Skies, I’m Leavin’ on a Jet Plane

Who has taken a trip in a plane? Where did you go?

Movement with Streamers/Scarves

Come Fly with Me by Frank Sinatra (if recorded, Michael Buble version…Love!)

Straighten Up and Fly Right by King Cole Trio

Discussion: Where would you like to go on a plane? Would it be somewhere warm?

Sing: Pack Up All Your Troubles

Down Among the Sheltering Palms

Rain in Spain from My Fair Lady

I Left My Heart in San Francisco by Frank Sinatra

It’s a Long Way to Tipperary 

Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis

Streets of New York

Play on Violin, Then Sing:  Fly Me to the Moon by Frank Sinatra, Somewhere Over the Rainbow


Wind Beneath My Wings by Bette Midler

I’ll Fly Away (Traditional)

Aloha Oe

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