Elementary school music class is one of the best places for a child to imagine, express and create, and it's for this reason why there are so many classroom games to choose from on today's music market. From puzzles and parachute games to flashcards, rhythm developmental books and even bingo games, everything in these pages was designed to stimulate aspiring minds and nurture their growing interest in song and dance. In fact, parents and teachers will find these classroom games to be a hoot as well!
If there's one thing everyone can agree on, it's that most kids love to take part in activities with their peers, and nothing brings music lovers together like Boomwhackers. Boomwhackers are color-coded, lightweight tubes that are tuned to musical pitches by length, and they're very popular with children because they allow them to play together. A top seller in this section is the Boomwhackers Totally Tubular Volume 1 Book/CD. This Boomwhacker lesson plan features 31 exciting games that combine song, drama and movement. Simply put, Totally Tubular is full of amusing group activities for kids of all ages.
As you browse this catalog, you'll discover many choices from Alfred and Hal Leonard as well. For example, the Alfred Music Puzzles Plus Book contains 25 music games and puzzles created to make learning music easy. Or, turn your attention to the Hal Leonard Music Masterminds - Ultimate Collection Puzzles and Games Book. In this collection, children are challenged to learn more about rhythm, melody, tempo, harmony, form, timbre and style. Make no mistake, this book really does put the "fun" in fundamentals.
And in the end, that's what these classroom games are all about: having fun! You really owe it to yourself to explore as much of this section as you can. Everyone remembers music class in elementary - and with these classroom games, you can bet that your students will reflect on the early years of their musical journey with delight.