This product includes several activities to celebrate the Kentucky Derby! These include:
1) An original 16-measure song written by Kaylee Benson called "The Derby Hat" that includes Orff orchestration for xylophone, metallophone and wood block (the preview thumbnail only shows the first four measures). The orchestration can be changed to fit the needs of your classroom.
2) Four lyrics pages of "The Derby Hat" for easy whole-class or individual reading
3) Eight Kentucky Derby rhythm cards for composition, rhythm review, and assessment
4) A Create-Your-Own Derby booklet page that gives students an opportunity to change some lyrics of "The Derby Hat" song and add illustrations
5) Four "Design a Derby Hat" pages, each with a different hat. A variety of mediums or objects could be used to decorate!