Visually captivating for very young and older students the notes change color to the steady beat encouraging the teacher or students to read the notes musically. Red background panel is for the teacher to read or, for review and advanced studies, for the student to look at. The same rhythms displayed on the green background is for the students to say and play. Great for whole class or individual work. Great for use with rhythm sticks. Try tapping the floor for eighth notes, the sticks for quarter notes and scraping for half notes. Hold the sticks out for rests. Kids never get tired of this "drill". Use music with a steady beat. Check the tempo your computer plays this PowerPoint with a Metronome to find matching music. Processor speeds will affect the tempo when used with the auto play function.