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Head to Tail Intervals
Students sing, point and identify 16 ascending and descending intervals using one octave of do re mi 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.
Hear pitches within the scale and match them on one’s rainbow xylophone. Variations include do re mi cards and the staff.
Double Bar Sit Down
In this favorite game, students read rhythms in a circle of cards in unison
Slow - Do Re Mi
Two players take turns placing and singing their do re mi cards in two center piles in sequential ascending and descending seconds
When singing several lines on Melodic Bingo Cards side 1 together it rather sounds like Gregorian chant, an unaccompanied sacred song from Europe during the 9th and 10th centuries.
Become a Beat
Students listen to a short rhythm pattern and write the rhythm together, each taking one beat
Time Signature Cards
Match the time signatures and then sample the various conducting patterns using the Handbook chart
Daily Do - Song Puzzle Cards
Students piece together song puzzle cards (Teacher members receive a free PDF download of three types of cards), each with one measure of "Daily Do"