Education Level 2 - Gr. 1)
Improve bilateral and upper-limb coordination through music, increase
awareness and interaction between students
needed: One pair Rhythm
sticks per each student
setup: Open space for a
1) Have students stand in a circle with rhythm sticks
Demonstrate how to properly hold rhythm sticks, assist if needed in
placing hands correctly
Discuss with students how each personís name has a rhythm
Demonstrate a name rhythm using a rhythm stick (my own name)
Ask students to try to find a rhythm that fits their name
Go around the circle and have each child demonstrate the rhythm of
his\her name, assist as needed.
Go around the circle with each child performing their rhythm, followed
by the group imitating their rhythm.
Making an effort to increase student learning by integrating music will help children gain meaningful context to their lives.