"What Note Am I" Icebreaker game: According to piano teacher Joy Morin, students try to figure out what note, value, or rhythm they are by asking questions such as, "Do I have a stem?", "Is my note head filled in?", "Am I worth two beats?", etc.
Rock, Paper, Scissors, SING is a fun, FREE, PowerPoint music game for reinforcing so-mi melodic patterns! This is a great activity for primary classes to practice sight-sing sol-mi on the 5-line staff!
Non-Elimination Musical Chairs. Cool twist on a classic.
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Rhythm Game: "Busted!" Pull a stick from the jar, clap its rhythm. Pull another stick, clap both rhythms. Continue cumulatively. If you pull the "busted" stick, you have to put all yours back. Kid with most at the end wins.
Musical Musings: I Have Who Has Rhythm Matching
Sing or Dare: "Sing" cards like "sing [the song] while marching the beat" or "sing the song, but buzz all the words 'the'." "Dare" cards like "Name everyone in the room" or "Hug the teacher." (I think I might change the dares to musical things like "sightread a simple song" or "play the melody on the xylophone.")
Put Your Hands Together!
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Musical Yahtzee game. Looks like a lot of fun to do with a music class.
K-6 Music Class Games to Assess, Review, Reward students. You can play these fun and easily adaptable games with just a couple of bean bags. Especially useful before a Holiday or Break and for End of the Year Activities.Resource Includes: 8 (Eight) Games with directions and adaptations for grades K-6 in Poster size and Mini-Card size.Printable Black and White Booklet of the game directions.Print, cut and laminate the mini-cards to hang on a ring for easy use.Use for a substitute in your sub…
Bang! Rhythm Game." The game is simple. You take turns drawing cards out of a container. If you can read the sight word you keep the card. If not, the card goes back in. Whoever collects the most cards wins the game. Beware of the BANG cards, though. If you draw one, you have to put back all of the cards you have collected." Concept could be used for anything.
Classroom Games and Activities for General Music | National Association for Music Education (NAfME)