This is a great manipulative to use in your classroom for practicing rhythms! It has a 4-beat measure strip, and rhythm squares varying per grade level:
1st grade - quarter notes, beamed eighth notes, quarter rests
2nd grade - sixteenth notes, whole notes, half notes, and corresponding rests
3rd grade - eighth and sixteenth notes groupings (ti-tika and tika-ti)
4th grade - tiTAti (eighth, quarter, eighth combo), dotted quarter and single ti combos (tam-ti and ti-tam)
5th grade - dotted eighth and single sixteenth combos (tim-ka and ti-kam)
Cut out and laminate your manipulatives to last a career!