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Orff Lesson ~ Goin' to the Ocean: Orff, Instruments, Rhythm & Composition
Fun & easy music rhythm, composition and instrument rotation activity to add to your elementary music lesson plans. Engaging eighth note review!
Bucket Band Fun
A "Bucket Band" song written for elementary ages. A 2 part song written in Rondo Form using quarter note and eighth note rhythms. There are sayings to go along with the rhythms to help students to play the rhythms in the song.
Animal Actions Rhythm Game - Let's Play Music
This Animal Actions Rhythm Game is the perfect way to get things moving and practice listening and note recognition skills at the same time.
Music and Movement Tools and Toys for Preschool - Pre-K Pages
Music and movement tools and toys for your preschool, pre-k, or kindergarten classroom. A list of must have tools for music and movement.
The Yellow Brick Road Blog
The Yellow Brick Road Blog is a website dedicated to providing music teachers with fun education resources for serious music literacy.
Reading Rhythms, Clapping and Patting Quarter Notes and Rests - PDF
Reading Rhythms, Clapping and Patting Quarter Notes and Rests by Daniel J. Laubacher. Written for Worksheets with a duration of 1 min. Purchase, download and print sheet music PDF file now!
Teaching Children Music
Come visit Music Land where games, activities, and videos make the complex concepts of music theory understandable. In as little as 10 minutes as day.
Rhythm Bingo (quarter, barred eighth, half, whole, quarter rest)
This is a game to play with your students to reinforce rhythms that they have learned in class. This rhythm bingo uses quarter notes, eighth notes, half notes, whole notes and quarter rests. It includes 24 different bingo cards and the last 2 pages are the Bingo MASTER card that has all the rhythms...
The Yellow Brick Road Blog
Free printable melody and rhythm cards to use during instrument exploration day. Fantastic ideas for having elementary music students explore new instruments in the music classroom!
Music is Math - Rhythm Tree Poster
This colorful Rhythm Tree poster is great for teaching students the subdivisions of rhythms. It includes both beamed and flagged versions of 8th and 16th notes. Unlike most other rhythm trees, each note lines up as it would in real music so that students can utilize their
Introduction to Rhythm Reading: Bonus Reading: Bonus Challenge
After making the first three videos in my Introduction to Reading Rhythms series, I felt that I needed a nice capstone video to tie it all together- so here ...
Time to Party! -
Grab yourself some FREE printable resources for your music classroom. These treble clef cards are great for bulletin board displays, games, assessment activities composing and more. Your general music and middle school music students will love using these for revising notes on the treble clef.