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Slow - Seconds
Create ascending and descending seconds in the musical alphabet
Melodic Bingo - Side 1
Enhance reading skills using a traditional bingo game. With the Cornerstones in mind we continue the game until everyone has more than one bingo or even "black-out."
Snake - Symbols
Students make a snake by putting the music symbol cards in the order they are listed on the back cover card
Suspense - Notes and Rests
A fun card game aids in mastering the sequence of equivalent values of notes and rests.
Grand Staff Cards C's
An important game to help students transition from moving magic notes on the staff to recognizing real notes.
Scrabble - Seconds
Demonstrate forward and backward motion in the musical alphabet, vertically and horizontally, starting on any letter.
In the introductory dictation game, students turn do re mi cards face up as the teacher sings short patterns
Five Hiding - Notes and Rests
With five face down cards each, two players take turns drawing and hiding cards cards to be the first to collect small values
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