Tag Archives: rhythm

The Rhythm of the Boomwackers

To work on rhythm and to try something new, Ladybugs, Zebras, Bears, Wranglers, Rockets, and Penguins are playing Boomwackers.  Boomwackers are tuned plastic percussion tubes and we are playing on a diatonic set of 8 (C, D, E, F, G, … Continue reading

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The Rhythm of the Punch

The Penguins and Explorers worked on their punches in martial arts today.  I showed them how to properly make a fist by curling all the fingers in and placing the thumb on top of the curled fingers.  I talked about … Continue reading

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Rhythm In Speech and Singing

Rhythm is part of us, in our heart beat, our speech, and the way we walk.  When we learn a new word, a teacher usually pats out every syllable so we can hear the different parts of the word.  When … Continue reading

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Drummin’ Rhythms With the Alligators

The big tubano drum has an invisible sticker that screams, “Play me.”  Students who walk by it are pulled in by its enchanting forest scenery and play it, even when the class is engrossed in another activity. While doing some … Continue reading

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