TEACHER MARK'S MUSIC ROOM

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Obwisana

Posted by [email protected] on September 6, 2017 at 1:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Here's a cool game I adapted from MUSICPLAY. It involves story telling, african singin, and drumming.

Here are my kids playing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDZyLTx1YdM&index=14&list=PLDaDq7kFIPNTkbGujC3hqpCFrScmzDiT8

 

Students sit in a circle and the teacher begins with a story about a little girl who lives in Ghana. One day the little girl is walking down a Country Lane when she falls down and hurts her finger on a rock. She runs to her gr...

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Seeing Rhythms differently

Posted by [email protected] on July 6, 2017 at 7:10 AM Comments comments (0)
Exciting vid showing the circular plotting of rhythms as opposed to traditional scores, visually exploring the similarities of various world musics. In the past I have used circular step sequencers and also tried to explain to students in this way. Chalk this one down. https://youtu.be/2UphAzryVpY

Super Hero Rhythm Game

Posted by [email protected] on June 18, 2017 at 1:15 AM Comments comments (0)


Just had an idea for a fun drumming game. In teams, kids choose an upside down superhero rhythm flashcard. If the can play the rhythm to the pulse the team keeps it. Winning team gets drumming dojo powers. Should be a blast and great drum circle inspiration.


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Choose an instrument

Posted by [email protected] on January 8, 2017 at 11:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Choose an instrument is a drum circle game for toddlers. Preteach the names of instruments.

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We Are Going To The Moon For Drums

Posted by [email protected] on January 3, 2017 at 11:50 PM Comments comments (0)



This is a drum circle game where each kid sings her name. Chant and accentuate each sylable with the drum, alternating three loud beats with six softer ones. Good way to refresh memory and the concept tied in to the nursery's science curriculum who are learning about space.



Zoom Zoom ZOom!

We're going to the moon

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Drum

Posted by [email protected] on July 1, 2016 at 1:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Zoom Kaboom

 

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Hickety Tickety

 

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Rumble

 

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Obwisana

 

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Stella ella ola

 

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Ndina Hnina

 

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Call and response

 

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Build a Beat

 

(use a grid and insert sounds)

 

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