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Chance Match - Notes and Rests
To practice matching the whole, half, quarter, eighth and sixteenth note and rest pairs.
Pass the Beat - 1
Teacher, students and parents pass a Blue Jello Word Card around the circle saying the Blue Jello name while keeping a steady beat
Add magic notes to melodic bingo cards under repeated notes to make a Mickey Mouse
Chance Match – Major, Minor, Diminished & Augmented Triads
Students predict the sequence they will hear for major, minor, diminished & augmented triads making Chance Match a dictation game
Who's Playing First? - Alphabet
Use this game to decide the order for students for informal recitals or for any occasion
Melodic Bingo Copy Game
Practice writing melodies on staff slates and singing melodic patterns using Curwen hand signs.
Music Symbol Bingo
Identify music symbols while listening to or playing music or hearing a definition
To match note and rest pairs, introduce dotted notes and the concept of wraparound
Blue Jello Dominos
Students lay out Blue Jello Cards like dominos. To help internalize rhythm the entire game is without talking.