Nutcracker Bucket Drumming

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Floating Down the River
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1st - 6th, Homeschool
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End your Nutcracker studies by getting out the Bucket drums or body percussion! This set could work in a classroom as a whole group, or in small groups, centers, or even a concert as a performance or an audience participation piece. This is a bundle of both simple and advanced rhythms in 4/4 Time signature with 4 part drumming files for performance or just for fun.

This includes:

• Facts for each of the 4 drumming words for more learning

• Four 4/4 Time signature rhythms 4 part pages:

Say the Word(s)

Clap and Say the Rhythm

Play it on your drum

Play it with a steady beat

• Quarter note, 2 eighth notes, half note

• 4 layered pages for playing your rhythms together one at a time

• 4 Posters to display for kids to help them read the rhythm they are assigned

• Small task cards of each rhythm for using in small groups, in centers, for helping a student remember his/her rhythm, or for composing new rhythms by adding them together

• Printer friendlier versions of the display posters and task cards for using less ink (not full B & W)

• Powerpoint of all pages


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