These 3 Music-Go-Round Rhythm sets allow for the greatest flexibility in teaching, notating, orchestrating, and composing rhythms and patterns. All are proportionate to the rhythm values. Rhythm N'Counters gives the most variety and also numbers and time signatures. Basic Rhythms adds more of the common rhythms. Building Bricks provides 2-beat patterns to speed the orchestration and add variety. With PDF Activity Guides, download below.
- Rhythm N'Counters (28054) - Set of 64
A great way to visualize note values and meter! Learn concepts of note values and relationships, counting, meter, and time signatures. Colors and length of strips show relative durations. Arrange and perform patterns in 2/4, 3/4, 4/4. Cut 19 silicone strips (12" x 2½") along guidelines into 64 individual pieces. With PDF Activity Guide.
- Basic Rhythms (28183) - Set of 35
This set supplements Rhythm N'Counters above, adding extra pieces of the most basic rhythms so that you can create longer patterns. Proportionally sized to show relative durations. Cut 9 silicone strips into 35 individual pieces. 2½" tall, with PDF Activity Guide.
- Rhythm Building Bricks (28193) - Set of 18
Inspired by Gunild Keetman's Orff rhythm building bricks, these 2-beat patterns include quarter notes and rests, half notes, and double eighths. Ideal for ear training and for combining in longer patterns to clap, play, create grooves, add words for chants, and improvise tunes. Cut 9 silicone strips into 18 individual pieces. 6" x 2½", with PDF Activity Guide.