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Hunting for Bigfoot, a collection of rhythm games {BUNDLED SET}

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1st - 6th
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Your students will love this game where they choose a camper and follow tracks through the woods to see if they can find Bigfoot! With each slide more tracks are revealed so that your students end up reading a 16 beat pattern, which is extracted from a folk song or art music. There is an extension idea include on how to incorporate musical memory before returning to the camp site.

** SAVE $12 by purchasing these in bundled form! **

There are nines sets of games in this bundle, each focusing on a different rhythmic element. Each set includes 5 versions of the game so that it can be different each time your students play it. (There are 5 versions in stick notation without note heads and 5 versions in stick stick notation with note heads)

Rhythm elements and the song literature that the patterns are extracted for are as follows:
** ta ti-ti songs:
Bee Bee Bumble Bee (and many other songs that match this rhythm)
Burnie Bee (and many other songs that match this rhythm
Miss White
One, Two, Three Four
Queen Queen Caroline

** rest songs:
All Around the Buttercup
Bow, Wow, Wow
Hot Cross Buns
Naughty Kitty Cat
Peas Porridge Hot

** half note songs:
Are You Sleeping (in augmentation)
Here Comes a Blue Bird
Who Has Seen the Wind?
Who’s That?

** tika-tika/tiri-tiri songs:
Ding, Dong, Digga Digga Dong
Old Brass Wagon
Paw Paw Patch
Rondo a la Turca by Mozart

** ti-tika/ti-tiri songs:
The Car Song
Debka Hora
Deedle, Deedle Dumpling
Fed My Horse
Fire in the Mountain

** tika-ti/tiri-ti songs
Betty Larkin
Do, Do Pity My Case
Hop Old Squirrel
Ida Red
Over The River

** Syncopa Songs:
Alabama Gal
Black Snake
Canoe Song
Hill & Gully Rider
Weavily Wheat

** tom-ti/tam-ti songs:
A la Rurrupata
All the Pretty Little Horses
Big Fat Bisquit
Lil’ ‘Liza Jane
Viva la Musica

** ti-tom/ti-tam songs:
All Night, All Day
Charlotte Town
Great Big Dog
My Good Old Man
Shanghai Chicken

*** These are non-specific to a counting system so they will work with however your students read rhythms! ***

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