The Rhythm Circle is a fun and interactive warm-up game that helps students develop their rhythmic skills and promotes collaboration in the music classroom. Here’s a more detailed explanation of how to play: Arrange the students in a circle, either sitting or standing. Choose a short rhythm pattern to start. Begin by clapping or tapping
About the Game This music game is perfect for choir rehearsals, band rehearsals, and music classes. It takes 5 to 10 minutes to play and can easily accommodate both advanced and beginning level students, a variety of age groups and multiple class sizes. You could use this classroom game as a warmup to start your
Audiation is the process of both mentally hearing and understanding music, even when no music is present. In essence, audiation is thinking in music or thinking about music in a way that brain is able to give meaning to the sounds. You could compare this to a skill that many of us possess – that
Trying to teach and play an entire activity from Total Fun in the space of one lesson is a bad idea and is likely to take the fun out of the activity. Good planning and teaching will enable the majority of your students to be drawn into the games and ensure that more students have a successful and enjoyable
Play is an inherent human trait. People of all ages love to play games for the simple reason that they are fun! Consider such diverse examples as: battle simulations, hangman, crossword puzzles, role-play, computer drills, and flight simulators and you will see that games have been an integral part of education for centuries. Why use games
Percussion sounds are produced when a player hits, scrapes, rubs or shakes an instrument to produce vibrations. The same techniques can be applied to the human body. Additionally, the body has other unique possibilities including the use of inhaled or exhaled air and vocal sounds. Body percussion involves using the body to generate percussive sounds.