Category Archives for Percussion

Rhythm Guessing Game

Perhaps I have been watching a little too much Sesame Street with my children… In this video, we play a rhythm “guessing game”, where a rhythm is spoken, and the student “guesses” where a certain rhythmic element is.  It’s a listening exercise.  Watch this video with your student or child… There are many applications for […]

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The music of life

Music is everywhere.  We hear it all the time, but finding it is the challenge.  Music is defined by thefreedictionary.com as mu·sic ( n.) 1. The art of arranging sounds in time so as to produce a continuous, unified, and evocative composition, as through melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre. 2. Vocal or instrumental sounds possessing […]

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Easter Egg Shakers

Egg shakers can be pricey, upwards of $10 each for premium eggs.  For a cheaper version, I have been waiting for Easter, and now the dollar store is stocked and ready to accommodate this project. Materials needed: Empty egg shells Hot Glue Gun Rice, beans, wheat, small beads, or other hard material to fill the […]

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