Exploring Patterns You Can Feel and Hear
A wonderful world awaits a student who can activate their senses to identify patterns in the world around them. Inspire your class to participate in a "pass the pattern" game where they shut their eyes and tap rhythmic patterns on a...
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Combining Various Drum Techniques and Percussion Patters
Drums are very simple instruments that have been around for a long time. Young percussionists discover three new techniques for playing their drums, they practice these techniques individually, then put them together to create a unique...
7th Visual & Performing Arts
Transferring Rhythmic Patterns From Music to Movement
Students identify and demonstrate movement elements in relation to musical notation. They clap to rhythms, beat on drums, match musical notes to speech patterns and use the rhythms of the their names to create a dance.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Play Music in a Rhythmic Manner
A big part of reading notes is knowing the counts or beats they represent. Fifth graders say, "Clap," then play the musical notes, paying close attention to the length of time each one is held or played. Sheet music for the rhythmic song...
5th Visual & Performing Arts