Looking for a way to incorporate centers or workstations in your music classroom? Try this Mega bundle of activities for the orchestra. It includes activities for identification both aurally and visually as well as a flipbook. The bundle includes 7 different centers you can use in your rotations. See details on there stations below. Buy this as a bundle rather than separately for major savings of $7!
The following centers are included:
ORCHESTRA CONNECT FOUR GAME
Connect 4 - a fun and interactive way to help students to learn about the instruments of the orchestra, orchestral families and how instruments produce sounds
Included in the packet:
- Instructions (including game variations)
- 2 sets Instrument cards (different background for game partner)
- Blank Game board
ORCHESTRAL INSTRUMENTS PLAY DOUGH MATS
These colourful mats make for a perfect tactile teaching tool and activity to help younger learners practice identifying instruments from the strings, woodwind, brass and percussion families. Great for centres or as an intervention tool!
Each picture is labelled with their name and their classification (string family, woodwind family, brass family & percussion family). Each instrument is provided in black and white and silhouettes.
INSTRUMENTS INCLUDED IN THE KIT:
BRASS: Cornet, French Horn, Sousphone, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba
STRINGS: Harp, Double Bass, Cello, Viola, Violin
WOODWIND: Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, Piccolo, Oboe
PERCUSSION: Piano, Bass Drum, Gong, Marimba, Snare Drum, Tambourine, Timpani/Kettle Drum, Triangle, Xylophone.
Buy play dough or make your own. All you need to do is print out the mats in the size of your choice, laminate and you're good to go!
INSTRUMENTS OF THE ORCHESTRA FLIPBOOK
This flip book is an easy way to introduce students to the instruments of the orchestra. Now the students have a reference guide right at their fingertips! The flipbook allows students to write any important details about orchestral instruments they wish. The flipbook also includes a layout of the orchestra as well. Each page has a cutting guide provided for easy assembly.
Outline of the flipbook:
- Four families of the orchestra
- Pitched percussion (timpani, piano, xylophone, vibraphone, tubular bells)
- Non-pitched percussion (cymbals, bass drum, triangle, snare drum)
- Brass (trumpet, french horn, trombone and tuba)
- Strings (harp, violin, viola, cello and double bass)
- Woodwind (piccolo, flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoon)
- Orchestral layout
INSTRUMENTS OF THE ORCHESTRA JENGA
Looking for the perfect review game for identifying orchestral instruments? Jenga Trivia is fun, easy, and keeps the students engaged! This version has 60 cards to help students to review instruments. The kit comes with instrument cards as well as instrument riddle cards.
All you need is a Jenga set and off you go. Set up the game as usual with the playing cards face down. Play the game following the normal Jenga rules, except that when a student successfully pulls out a block, he or she must draw a card and correctly identify the instrument.
Both colour and black & white copies included in the kit as well as anchor charts for students to review the names of the orchestral instruments.
ORCHESTRA BINGO LISTENING EDITION
A fun way to revise the instruments of the orchestra. Use the kit to call instrument names and have students identify them or solely as a listening game. The options are endless! This kit was designed with large classes in mind, with 35 different bingo cards. This kit comes with 30 listening tracks for each instrument of the orchestra which were especially composed for this resource. Use the tracks to customise your own playlists.
Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, English Horn, Flute, Oboe, Piccolo, Saxophone, Bassoon, Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Tuba, Triangle, Harp, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double bass, Tubular Bells, Organ, Gong, Cymbals, Xylophone, Tambourine, Vibraphone, Piano, Bass drum, Timpani, Snare Drum
THIS KIT INCLUDES:
- 35 individual bingo cards
- 30 orchestral audio tracks
- Bingo Instructions
ORCHESTRAL SCOOT WITH LISTENING EXAMPLES
Scoot games are a great way to get your kids up and moving and pack in tons of skill practice at the same time! Two SCOOT games are provided:
1 ) Orchestral instrument identification SCOOT
2) Listening SCOOT based on an orchestral listening example
Students will scoot around the room and identify the names of instruments, the families they belong to and how they produce sounds.. Students will record their answers on their response sheet. An answer key is provided for the listening SCOOT game.
ORCHESTRAL SPLAT LISTENING EXAMPLES
SPLAT is a fast paced game that your students are sure to love again and again! Use this game to assess students understanding of the orchestral family. Students can use the game to practice identifying visually the instruments from the family, or practice identifying them aurally.This is a center for 3 or more students. It can be played as a class, with small groups. Accompanying the pack are 28 listening files composed specifically for this kit. The kit is completely customizable.
The product contains:
Splat game cards (instrument pictures)
Splat game cards ( instrument names
Splat game score sheet
Splat rules for MATCHED PAIR (Instrument recognition)
Splat rules for LISTENING GAME
28 audio files (all instruments of the orchestra)
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