Bucket Drumming 1 Year | MEGA Bundle | 40 Week Complete Bucket Drum Program

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    PowerPoint Files - 40 Bucket Drum Curriculum Slideshows

    PDF Files - Song Activity Packets

    PDF Files - Sheet Music Playing Tests

    PDF Files - Rhythm Packets

    PDF Files - Warmups & Exercises Packets

    PDF Files - Certificate of Achievement Awards

    PDF Files - Grading Rubrics

    PDF Files - Bucket Drum Curriculum Map

    PDF Files - Rudiment Posters

    PDF Files - Sticking Posters

    PDF Files - 250 Elementary Rhythm Worksheets

    PDF File - 200 Bucket Drum Worksheets

    PDF File - Rudiment Posters

    PDF File - Bucket Drum Circle Games Bundle

    This product is organized to guide you and your students through 40 weeks of endless bucket drum activities!

    Each week includes Song Test Sheet Music, PowerPoint Slideshows, Song Activity Packets, Rhythm Packets, Warmups & Exercises Packets, Award Certificates, Sticking Posters and Rudiment Posters.

    Song Tests/Sheet Music that come in two options:

    Option 1. Rhythm Notation is written on a single line

    Option 2. Rhythm Notation is written on a 4 Line Bucket Drum Staff

    Four Lines include:

    1st Line - Head

    2nd Line - Side

    3rd Line - Rim

    4th Line - Floor

    Rhythm Notation:

    Whole Notes, Half Notes, Quarter Notes, Dotted Quarter Notes, Eighth Notes, Sixteenth Notes, Eighth Note Triplets, Quarter Rests, Half Rests & Whole Rests

    All PowerPoint Slideshows include rhythm packets, articulation studies, playing tests, warmups and exercises. Rhythm packets, warmups and exercises depend on the time signature of the song test for each week.

    Song Packets are included which assess the rhythm notation of each song test. Activities in song packets include rhythm counting, rhythm composition, and stems activities.

    Sticking & Warmup Posters are included for each week, and vary depending on the time signature of the song test that week.

    Each week focuses on one of the following:

    Drum Techniques:




    Musicality Studies:

    4/4 Sticking

    3/4 Sticking

    2/4 Sticking

    6/8 Sticking


    Single Stroke Roll

    Double Stroke Roll

    Triple Stroke Roll

    4 Stroke Roll

    5 Stroke Roll

    6 Stroke Roll

    7 Stroke Roll



    Buzz Rolls

    Dynamics Studies:

    Piano, Forte, Crescendo, Decrescendo & Accents


    All 40 songs are familiar songs and are provided on a single line. Second options for all songs are included which have a four line Bucket Drum Staff, prompting students to hit different parts of their buckets. (Top Side Rim & Floor)

    Rhythmic difficulty progresses from lessons 1-40, including Quarter Notes, Quarter Rests, Eighth Notes, Dotted Quarter Notes, Dotted Quarter Rests, Sixteenth Notes, and Eighth Rests. Songs in 4/4, 3/4, 2/4 and 6/8 are included.

    Concepts including Dynamics and Articulations are included. Songs are provided that include Piano, Forte, Crescendo and Decrescendo.

    Other musical concepts included are Repeat signs, 1st & 2nd Endings, Bucket Drum Clef, Measures, Bar Lines, and Double Bar Lines.

    A complete list of all songs included are listed below:

    Rhythm Jam 1-2

    Rhythm Jam 2-4

    Rhythm Jam 5-6

    See Saw

    See Saw

    Star Bright

    Star Bright

    The Cuckoo

    The Cuckoo

    Bumble Bee


    Hot Cross Buns

    Au Clair de la Lune

    Snail Snail

    Rain Rain Go Away

    Teddy Bear

    Polar Bear

    Bickle Bockle

    Lightly Row

    Frosty Weather

    Naughty Cat

    Twinkle Little Star

    Grizzly Bear

    Shoemaker's Dance



    Wheels on the Bus

    Camptown Races

    Straight 2/4

    Swing Feel

    Row Your Boat

    Row Your Boat

    Seasonal Songs:

    Jack o' Lantern

    The Witch Rides

    Mr. Turkey

    Hanukkah is Here

    Deck The Halls

    Jingle Bells

    Hallelujah Chorus

    Happy Birthday

    Rhythm Difficulties:

    4/4 Time


    Quarter/Eighths/Quarter Rests

    3/4 Time

    2/4 Time

    6/8 Time

    Sixteenth Notes

    Dotted Quarter Notes

    Single Eighth Notes

    Eighth Rests

    Eighth + Sixteenths

    Sixteenths + Eighth

    Eighth Rest + Sixteenths

    Sixteenths + Eighth Rest

    Other Activities include:

    Teacher Tools

    Includes Curriculum Guide Packet Masters and Grading Rubrics.


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