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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
Tracing Clefs - GGG and FFF
Students trace the clefs in a direction that ends on the clef lines. Little animals trace the lines while riding on magic notes. Playing the notes on the piano and singing them completes the game.
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
Daily Do with Do Re Mi Cards - Circle
The do re mi cards are arranged horizontally in a circle like a keyboard and cards aren't moved when singing the minor section
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 a natural memory builder.
Copy the Cards
Students copy rhythms from blue jello cards and learn details of notation