Let the 'Battle of the Bands' begin! Students work in cooperative groups (bands) to perform the rhythms of a rhyme/speech piece on non-pitched percussion instruments. The winning band is awarded a 'Battle of the Bands' certificate.
Each musical phrase is a phrase from a popular children's song. Identify each note, and then see if you can guess the song. This activity is great fun for the music classroom, as kids work together in pairs (each pair has an Orff xylophone) racing to be the first to complete the worksheet.
The Wee Little Scare is a colorful and fully-illustrated sing-along counting book designed for the music classroom. Students learn to keep a steady beat by playing instruments and participating in a fun-filled jumprope activity/contest.
Listening Maps and Listening Glyphs
Designed for the music classroom, our printable listening maps and listening glyphs turn listening to music into a visual learning experience.
The irresistible rhymes and energetic color illustrations for the award winning Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin, make learning about the instruments of the orchestra even more exciting than ever! Read Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin to your students and then play the Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin | Musical Instrument Identification Game to see how many instruments they can name.
Play Suck It Up!, a fast-paced game that drills the facts of previous music lessons. Students carry answer squares with straws to a game board across the music classroom in a race to answer 10 questions.