Music: Rhythm 1 Card Game
The many variations in the instructions give endless fun reinforcing recognition of rhythms. In accordance with Kodaly principles, only the stems of the rhythms are printed. This helps focus attention on the shape of the rhythm syllable itself.
In my own teaching I use the Kodaly rhythm syllable first as they readily lend themselves to saying rhythms out loud to a steady beat. I gradually introduce the standard terms.
Duration: 15-20 minutes