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    Rhythmic activities that work!

    "This center worked with 2-5 students. The rules are the same as regular Twister except for using the colors. Instead of calling out a color, students had to call out the note name the spinner had landed on. This is a great game to help reinforce note names." from Mrs. Q's music blog

    Awesome resource for body percussion activities

    Musical bowling- Instead of counting pins, count the number of beats you knocked down! All it took was some empty bottles, a black marker, and some packing tape.

    The Benefits of Music Education

    Rhythm Robots! Love this site, lots of ideas :)

    Children learn best using their entire bodies. This game is a fun way to learn the names and beats of musical notes. #musiced

    Nutcracker Lessons 2013 / Every year in December, I teach themes from Tchaikovsky’s ballet, The Nutcracker to grades 1-4. This year I used some old ideas and added a couple of new ones as well - Blog post by Kelly Schenbeck Riley

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    EngCiaU: The King's Orchestra [video] / Once upon a time... A King! My little readers will say... That's right, this time there was a king who, after bringing you all for the rooms of his castle, has also accompanied us in the bigger one, the one with so many drums and lots of colored eggs, the one with the Orchestra! #musiced #musiceducation

    The Complete Guide to the Cup Song - all about the cup game and song for music teachers. www.midnightmusic...

    So La Mi: Teaching Elementary Music: Kindergarten/First Grade

    A great website for exploring instruments of the orchestra :: Philharmonia Orchestra #musiced

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    Great group rhythm activity >>> Duration Cards.

    EngCiaU: Music Reading Drawing #musiced

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    How to use Pinterest for music education #musiced

    Attività e risorse di educazione musicale per l'infanzia - Italian #musiced blog

    listen to and make world instruments

    Teaching Elementary Music: Build sol-mi-la songs that children know. Put 4 beat phrases on sticks. Use color-coded sticks for the different songs and let students work in groups to put sticks in the correct order to reconstruct the song.