Students lay out Blue Jello Cards like dominos. Teaching, playtime and dictation clean-up are without talking to help students internalize rhythm.
Read, sign and “hear” rhythms
Blue Jello vocabulary Blue Jello hand signs All or most of side 1 of the blue jello cards - set 1 Learning how to think, feel and see rhythm as note groups (like words) rather than individual notes and rests
After demonstrating the game, you observe, evaluate, and as needed, guide students while they play. You lead the Dictation Clean-up.
Students love playing this game. Excellent reinforcement for reading and hearing rhythms. Feeling the beat inside oneself is key to being musical.