More on the hit list with your bucket drumming kids, we present Rachel Platten's hit song from 2015, "Fight Song"!
There are three all-color coded slides along with the form identifiers listed next to each phrase. Discuss form with the students and teach them (by rote) the rhythms on the powerpoint with the corresponding repeats (most are repeated 2 or 4, times). Then, apply it to drums!
All regular notation is to be played on the buckets (or drums, or ground, however you wish), and the X notation (with a down stem) are played as stick clicks above their head (or you could apply it to a tambourine or other auxiliary instrument)
This one is quite advanced and may take a few lessons to get solidified. Repeated patterns of sixteenths and eights in this one, so you can work on alternating hands for your kids -- great lesson to teach steadiness of rhythm! :)
Also, a terrific piece to reinforce dynamics (piano in the verses and forte in the choruses!)
Here's the track so you can play along...