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Notes and Rests Hunt
Students delight in independently finding individual notes and rests on their bingo cards
Natural Half Steps EF & BC (mi fa & ti do)
Recognize, identify and label the natural half steps of EF and BC (mi fa and ti do) with alphabet cards, do re mi cards, and paper pianos
Students tell you which card was removed while their eyes are closed
Snake - Dynamics
Play Fine with the 11 dynamics cards. It's amazing that there are so many possibilities that work.
Chance Match - Puzzle Notes
Students match rhythm playing cards to blue jello puzzle notes or rests by chance. Many repetitions keep the game enticing and it is a natural memory builder.
Copy the Cards
Students copy rhythms from blue jello cards and learn details of notation
Fine - Clef Notes G and F
Using magic notes, students place clef notes on the correct lines as fast as they can, saying "Fine" when finished
Pick a Card
Students draw cards, putting them in order and leaving spaces for those still in the parent's hand
Fine - 5 Notes and 5 Rests
Students quickly arrange their own sets of notes and rests in order . . . then say Fine!