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First Steps Games
Second Steps Games
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Students describe musical symbol cards using vocabulary, body movement and performance
These Five C's
Students learn that the 5 C's on the grand staff are symmetrical, making it so easy to learn bass and treble clefs at the same time.
Snake Variations - Seconds
Engaging ideas for building memory skills using the musical alphabet
Staff Slates Echos
Students of all ages write, sing, and sign short melodic patterns. This can be a pre-reading activity and become more advanced as abilities grow.
Practice rapid identification of musical symbols
War - Notes and Rests
To practice the relative values of notes and rests using a popular card game with several variations.
Rhythm Bingo - Side 1
This bingo game uses all the rhythms on the blue jello cards - set 1. With the Cornerstones in mind we continue the game until everyone has more than one bingo or even "black-out"
I'm a Note Song - Five C's, G, and F
Sing the "I'm a Note" Song while placing magic notes on the five C's and two clef notes on staff slates
Before and After
Students add a card before and after three, two or one card that the teacher has set out