Our Music-Go-Rounds Basic Rhythms silicone manipulatives offer the same basic rhythms as the Rhythm Critter Cards, while explanding possibilities for activiites on the whiteboard, in small groups, or music centers. Both sets are proportionally sized and show relative durations. Basic Rhythms PDF guide includes activities for eeading, playing, moving, and eartraining, and gives lots of ways to expand classroom options for learning rhythms.
Say aloud the insect names pictured on one side of the Critter card and show the rhythm pattern on the whiteboard with an MGR. Create patterns to chant, clap, or play with instruments or body sounds. Play ear-training games. Perform rhythm sequences concerto-style, alternating soloists and tutti. Create rhythm grooves, chants, and ostinatos. Play "name the insect" ear training games. Explore musical forms (binary, ternary, rondo, as you compose your own chants, melodies, ostinatos and grooves.