We play with rhythm a lot in the music room. One we do that is to create/use poems and turn them into body percussion rhythmic pieces. Watch some of our littlest students perform this poem complete with their chosen body percussion movements and make sure you pay attention to the rests at the end of the phrases - you can see these little guys really "hearing" and "feeling" the spaces/silences that make rhythm so exciting. Respecting the rest/silence in music is not always easy for our littles but these students demonstrate it beautifully!
I'm a toe-tappin, guitar-pickin', hummin' 'n drummin' spouse, and mom to three kids. I love being in nature, kayaking, travelling with my family, tending to my beehives and chickens and walking and training my crazy dog. Engaging with the world musically is very important to me. It's where I get my joy! Contact Mrs. Stover at email@example.com
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