Rhythm Envelope Game: This game is perfect for practicing isolated rhythms. It can be used soon after students learn a rhythm or later as a review.
- aural listening skills
- rhythm identification
- differentiation between similar rhythms
- associating how a rhythm looks with how a rhythm sounds
- assessing student understanding of rhythms
If you’re not familiar with this game, it’s very simple to teach. Each student gets an envelope with 8 rhythm cards. Teacher counts, claps or plays one of the 8 rhythms. Students individually identify which card was performed. Once all students have found the correct card, the class counts the rhythm together. This is a wonderful way to approach rhythm in a different way from the normal – see it, then count it. In this game, the students hear it, then see it, then count it.
DETAILED instructions (with pictures) are included along with a number of ways to SIMPLIFY the game and a number of ways to make it more CHALLENGING.
This Sample Pack includes 3 individual sets:
Set 1 Focus – quarter notes/rests
Set 2 Focus – half notes/rests
Set 3 Focus – whole notes/rests, beamed eighth notes
EACH SET includes 8 practice flashcards with the 8 rhythms (about 3’ x 10” each) to practice the rhythms before the game as well as the 8 cards (about 1”x3” each) to cut into student sets.
Looking for more Rhythm Envelope Games? Check out:
Rhythm Envelope Game Volume 1!
Rhythm Envelope Game Volume 2!
Similar band games we have available are:
Match The Beats Volume 1!
Music Symbols & Terms Match
I have, Who Has Rhythm Game Set 1!
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