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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
Step Up, Step Down
Use the Rainbow Xylophone in a fresh way for students to make steps up and down themselves
Four Kinds of Triads on C
Students learn how to spell and write the four kinds of triads, major, minor, diminished and augments on paper pianos and staff slates by figuring out the system of four cards of four colors each.
Fine - Tempos
Students quickly arrange their own sets of tempo cards in order . . . then say Fine!
Who's Playing First?
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. The entire game is without talking, which helps to internalize rhythms