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Rhythm Game: "Busted!" Pull a stick from the jar, clap its rhythm. Pull another stick, clap both rhythms. Continue cumulatively. If you pull the "busted" stick, you have to put all yours back. Kid with most at the end wins.

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Over 20 ways to make music games out of familiar games like Jenga, Candyland, Hi-Ho-Cherrio, and more.

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Sing or Dare: "Sing" cards like "sing [the song] while marching the beat" or "sing the song, but buzz all the words 'the'." "Dare" cards like "Name everyone in the room" or "Hug the teacher." (I think I might change the dares to musical things like "sightread a simple song" or "play the melody on the xylophone.")

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Rhythm Game >>> over / under type of partner clap. (thinking of inserting a name game with claps?)

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Ping-Pong Rhythms | no need for a dog feeder, and container to catch the ping pong balls would work i think!

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Elementary Music Methods: Real Life Edition: General Music Minute to Win It Games

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I Let Her Go Go - 3rd graders go nuts for this. I start with clapping your own hands twice before clapping your partner's hands twice.

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Non-Elimination Musical Chairs. Cool twist on a classic.

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Foam domi-"notes"- would be fun with 2-4 different teams. each side must match the # of beats. tally beats at end to find out 2nd and 3rd places....

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