YMCA Music Activities: Dance Lesson Plans: Rhythm Stick Lesson: Tempo: Movement

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  1. Ready for FUN and LAUGHS with your students?!!! Dance up a storm with:01. HOKEY POKEY • Song history / trivia • Dance Moves with video support • Tempo Activities • Listening Activity – Instrument identification • Rhythm Stick Play-Along (Easy & Challenging) • Recorder Play-Along • Play-Along a
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Can you say YMCA without singing it??!!! YMCA Music Activities (Pop Play-Along Collection) includes dance lesson plans, rhythm reading activities and a rhythm stick lesson playalong for your music class! Learn YMCA trivia, all about tempo and accents, review musical instruments and musical instrument families - and of course - how to do the famous YMCA steps! These no-prep powerpoint music activity lessons are an excellent way to improve rhythm reading and coordination. This product is perfect if you're looking for fun activities for a dance lesson plan or to spruce up your music and movement unit! The YMCA is a great icebreaker, back to school activity or a change of pace throughout the school year. Enjoy the students' laughs while you play the rhythm stick play along! The YMCA music activities, tempo, rhythm stick lessons and rhythm stick playalong work well as a group activity or a quick sub plan. Add it to your sub tub or set up as a music center. This product is perfect for small group work or large class engagement and will reinforce musical skills needed for note reading, singing and performing music, as well as completing assignments or worksheets.


  • History and interesting facts about the YMCA
  • Dance move instructions with demo videos
  • Instrument identification and recognition
  • Brass Instrument Family activity
  • Tempo identification, ordering and matching.
  • Rhythm play along and teaching/playalong video links
  • Audio file included in the powerpoint


♫ General Music Classes

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♫ Perfect for the Substitute/Supply Teacher

♫ Homeschool

♫ Teachers with Minimal Music Background


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