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First Steps Games
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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
Fine - Tempos
Students quickly arrange their own sets of tempo cards in order . . . then say Fine!
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