Tag Archives: drumming

Gathering Drum Fun

We have new additions to the instrument collection at The Parish School: two gathering drums! I have experienced them in other music settings and decided that we needed some. These are strong resilient drums that provide opportunities for various play. … Continue reading

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“Row Your Boat”: Slow, Medium, or Fast?

“Gently down the street.” “Mary, Mary, Mary, Mary, life is not a dream.” – “Row Your Boat” student variations The Owls, Turtles, Belugas, Zebras, Bears, Buccaneers, and Agents classes are singing, “Row Row Row Your Boat” while playing drums.  We … Continue reading

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Last Day: OT Drumming Contest

It’s day four, the last day of the OT drumming contest.  There were several students missing this week, so they will get a chance to drum next week to boost their class’s score.  OT Contests are still happening in art, … Continue reading

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Day 3: Drumming Contest

Wow, what a day for our drumming contest!  Two Monkey students surpassed 200 drum plays (227 and 218); the only preschoolers to break 200!  In addition, their whole class drummed themselves into third place of all the classes!  All the … Continue reading

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OT Awareness: Drumming Contest

April is Occupational Therapy Awareness Month! “Nearly one third of all people employed  in profession of occupational therapy work with children, helping them master the “occupations” of childhood-learning, playing and growing.” (www.aota.org)               This … Continue reading

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