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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.
Step Up, Step Down
Use the Rainbow Xylophone in a fresh way for students to make steps up and down themselves
Take Away with Do Re Mi Cards
In this clean-up game, students hear a sung pattern, identify which note is missing and remove that card
Keep or Pass - MSC set 1
Together, students can safely reveal which music symbols they don't quite know yet. Then we identify, define and find symbols in a music score.
To play a real card game matching notes and rests pairs and placing the dotted rhythm values in order
Count the Beats
It's so simple to use the Blue Jello Cards to isolate individual beats. Important to play all the RR games leading up to this game.
Eye Spy - Clef Notes G, F, and C
Using magic notes, students cover the G, F and C clef notes on their melodic bingo cards
Snake - Seconds
Write the musical alphabet as a group and recognize that in music after G comes A