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Wiggling Black Keys
To prepare for learning scales, students find the pattern of black notes on paper pianos using fingers and magic notes
I'm a Note Song - Lines and Spaces
Sing a cute song to learn the difference between musical lines and spaces
Major and Minor Thirds
Students use "The Itsy Bitsy Spider" song to learn the difference between a major third (itsy bitsy spider) and a minor third (itsy bitsy spi).
Students learn all eleven of the most common tempos using symmetry, logic, a little knowledge of Italian and a bit of guessing that develops bravery
Is it a Match? - Alphabet
A slow-paced game for very young students to match alphabet letters
Daily Do with Do Re Mi Cards
Daily Do is written with do re mi cards in a vertical position like the musical staff
Use music symbol cards to learn the symmetry of the dynamics.
Danish Zoo Match - Notes and Rests
Students recognize the difference between 13 single notes, 5 rests and 18 groupings of notes in a slow-paced game.
Hello Jello - Good-bye Jello
The teacher says and signs a short rhythm (usually four beats) to a small group and the students sign it back from memory