Friday, September 30, 2011

Halloween Music Game Giveaway!

I have had a great response to my Halloween Music Games!  I want to thank everyone who has already purchased the product.

I am going to do a giveaway for one free download of the entire packet.  If you have already purchased the packet I would love for you to still participate in the giveaway.  If you are picked and already have paid me, I will refund your money!


Enter the giveaway by:
1. Commenting below (1 entry)
2. Linking the post on your website or blog.  Make sure you leave a comment telling me about your link. (3 bonus entries)
3. Posting about it on Facebook.  You must first like the Sing a Song page and then tag Sing a Song in your post. (3 bonus entries)

The drawing will be held on October 7th with http://www.random.org/.  I will post the winner on my blog and contact you through email.  Good luck!


Thursday, September 22, 2011

Sneak Peek into Halloween Music Games Vol.1

The new Halloween Games Packet is a great resource for motivating and teaching kids about music.

One resource included that can be used year round is the Rhythm Cards.  There are 31 cards in level one introducing quarter notes, half notes, half rest, dotted half notes and whole notes.  Level Two also has 31 cards that introduce eighth notes.  These cards are resourceful for many rhythm drills and games.

The musical questions can also be used year round in different games and drills as well.  Many of the games can be adapted to fit any time of year.  Here are some samples:
Match the Cat to the Hat
Instruction Kit


Rhythm Cards Level One
Lonely Ghost Game
            
Don't Eat Jack

Includes: Games, printables and instructions

Games included are:
*  Match the Cat to the Hat: Key signature Game
*  Monster Tag: Fast paced game identifying musical concepts
*  Lonely Ghost Game: Keyboard and Note Recognition Game
*  Don't Eat Jack: Music Symbol Game that is a twist on Bingo
* Witch's Spell: Rhythm Card Game
Format: PDF
Pringint: 8.5' x 11' - Grayscale or Color
Price: $10.00









Instructions for purchasing:  Click on the Buy Now button.  You will be asked to pay with Paypal.  Once your transaction is accepted, an email will be sent with the games in a zip file.   Please email me at my3redhead@gmail.com with any questions.  Thank you for your purchase!

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Halloween Music Games

Halloween Music Games Vol.1

I have been working hard on putting together a great resource just in time for Halloween.  The packet contains games that focus on rhythm, note recognition, keyboard recognition, key signatures and music concepts.

This packet contains great games focused around the spooky season of Halloween.  Teachers will love the "Witch's Spell," where kids are spellbound to perform rhythms in all kinds of wacky ways.  "Monster Tag" is a favorite for students.  They have so much fun, they forget their learning.  Other great games included are "Lonely Ghost," "Match the Cat" and "Don't Eat Jack!"

For more information visit Sneak Peek into Halloween Music Games Vol.1

Includes: Games, printables and instructions
Format: PDF
Printing: 8.5' x 11' - Grayscale or Color
Price: $10.00










Instructions for purchasing it with Paypal:  Click on the Buy Now button.  You will be asked to pay with Paypal.  Once your transaction is accepted, an email will be the games in a zip file.

Friday, September 2, 2011

Canon Blast

Here some pictures I captured of a fun game we played this week:  "Canon Blast"

First I have students pick a color for their pirate ship.  I have magnetic chips, or "magic notes" in a variety of colors for the students to choose from.  I love using this magnetic chips, but any bingo chips will do.  Don't have bingo chips?  Try placing a colored sticker on a penny.  You will need at least 20 of each color.

Students identify their notes with flashcards and if they identify it correctly they get to put a chip on the matching ship.  "Fire Canon One"

For a quick game you can have the student win the ship by placing one chip on the ship.  For more teaching opportunities, make it three chips. Whoever has blasted the most ships wins!

 

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