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Color Composing for Young Musicians #musicisessential

Grade Levels
PreK - 5th
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35 pages
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A bright colorful way to introduce composing to students!

Use instruments, color coded pitch instruments, and classroom instruments alone or in combination to help students create their first musical works. Using student knowledge of visual patterns, they will write patterns in music!

Extensions for older elementary students include rhythm elements, dice, and the options to use color coded instruments. Perfect for Kindergarten to be start composing, or practice high and low.

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- 9 Composition sheets

- 6 Dice

- Paint can cards

- 20 classroom instrument options with paintbrushes

This is included in my Composing Bundle

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composition, musical composition, shape, instrument, steady beat, quarter note, eighth note


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