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Step Up, Step Down
Use the Rainbow Xylophone in a fresh way for students to make steps up and down themselves
Hide and Sing
Develop skill for hearing and internalizing intervals and patterns through melodic dictation with the do re mi cards.
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
Who's Playing First? - Do Re Mi
Each student chooses a do re mi card to decide the sequence for a theory class recital. Highest pitch goes first and then so on in order.
Students describe musical symbol cards using vocabulary, body movement and performance