Great hand clapping game: "Bim Bum Bitty Bum". They slow it down mid way to give instructions. Great for indoor recess or use when discussing patterns for active participation.
The Cup Game. Remember doing this in school? I remember being in a cafeteria at a band competition and a bunch of people were doing it with pop cans. It was a pretty cool sound.
This would be a really fun bingo game and rhythm practicing activity.
Mike and I just discovered this new site we're using with the 6th graders this year. A ton of free music theory worksheets, beginner level sheet music, flashcards, and more!
SMART Exchange - USA - Composing With Boomwhackers by Ashley Queen
This is something I need to use in the classroom! World Music
There are three rhythm activities.No. 1 Students are to write each US state capital listed into its correct rhythm column.No. 2 The rhythm of...
Elementary Music Methods: Real Life Edition: Music in the Movies
scarf ideas to do with your music class
An awesome free online game to teach kids about musical instruments. Listen to the sound and guess what instrument makes it. When you get it right, a new member will join the orchestra. And there's a surprise at the end!