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Rhythm Bingo - Side 1
This bingo game uses all the rhythms on the blue jello cards - set 1. With the Cornerstones in mind we continue the game until everyone has more than one bingo or even "black-out"
Blue Bar Lines
After choosing a meter, students happily and easily place bar lines on a long snake of blue jello cards
Students feel notes and rests of the same value and how those of unequal value relate to each other. Individual play or as teams.
Group Rhythm Bingo - Side 1
Students move around an arrangement of 12 rhythm bingo cards, recognizing patterns on multiple cards. Encourages quick recognition of rhythms to develop the rapid eye movement needed to be a good sight-reader
Students read longer rhythm phrases as an ensemble with Rhythm Bingo Cards
Blue Jello Cards - Set 2
Students learn 14 more advanced Blue Jello rhythms and hand signs adding to the 14 learned in set 1. Everyone loves this set and find the rhythms quite hilarious.
Double Bar Sit Down
In this favorite game, students read rhythms in a circle of cards in unison
Become a Beat
Students listen to a short rhythm pattern and write the rhythm together, each taking one beat
Rhythms Across Variations
Students read one, two, or three Rhythm Bingo Cards as an ensemble in canon or with singing