101 More Music Games For Children


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101 More Music Games for Children
More fun and learning with rhythm and song
By Jerry Storms
162 pages
For ages 6 and up

The games are based on music, song, and dance gathered from different cultures. Includes rhythm games, dance and movement games, card and board games, and musical projects. All games stress humor, challenge, surprise, and cooperation rather than competition.

Many of the games explore the basics of music and facilitate musical development. The accent lies more on the basics of music rather than on the social and creative aspects, which were the focus of 101 Music Games for Children (item 550057). Through playing the games, children learn skills such as spontaneous singing, recognizing rhythms, and structuring sound. Appropriate age levels, times of play, and group size are indicated for each game.


Listening Games: Odd Man Out, Melody or Rhythm?, Follow the Leader, What Animal Was That?, Symphony of Syllables, The Wolf and the Lamb, Musical Guessing Game, Repetition Game, Telegraph Game, Instrument Quiz, Living Memory, The Chime Bar Game, The Chain of Sound, Bird Call

Concentration Games: The Mosquito, Sound Game, Who Is the Conductor?, Watch Out for Your Number!, Who's Got It?, Let Sleeping Dogs Lie, The Caravan, Musical Typing, Right-Left, The Triangle, Telephone Game, Live "Video" Game, Walking the Rhythm

Expression and Improvisation Games: Play Like an Animal, Musical Conversation, The Sounding Space, Musical Landscapes, Find Your Own Instrument, What Am I Playing?, The Playground Game, Sound Riddle, Speaking or Shouting, The Dice Game, Dancing Hands, Train Game, Music: That's What You Are, Musical Mandala, The Skating Felt Pen, Musical Fish 

Rhythm Games: Word Clapping Game, Name Game, Start and Stop, Before and After, Fast or Slow, Drumming, Find Your Own Rhythm, Guessing Game, The Secret Rhythm, Rhythmic Orchestra Game, Call and Response, Song Rhythm Game
Sound Games: The Tree of Sound, Dead-End Street, The Racetrack, A Sound Walk Through Nature, A sound Walk Through the House, Body Music, the Voyage to Treasure Island, The Pinball Machine, Making and Guessing Graphical Scores, The Weather Game 
Dance and Movement Games: The Standing Dance, Stick Dance, Dance to the Sign, The Car Dance, The Enchanted Disco, In Rhythm Out of Rhythm, The Limbo, Centipede Dance, Spaghetti Dance, Blindman's Polka, The Drum Dance 
Relaxation Games: The Underwater Journey, A Springtime Walk, The House in the Woods, A Musical Trip Around the World, Head Seeks Tummy, Music with the Whole Body  

Multicultural and Intercultural Games: The Multicultural Circle Dance, Multilingual Canon, Multicultural Song Festival, An English and a Turkish Fox, Orchestra Game, La Pulga de San Jose: Latin American Song with Movements, Circle Game from Curacao, The Big Slap: A Surinamese/West African Sound Story, The Prophet: A Middle-Eastern Sound Story, The Impossible Task: A Moroccan Sound Story

Game Projects: Circus Project, Fairground Project, World Music Festival, The Four Seasons, Musical Olympics  

Card and Board Games: Instrument "Go Fish," Instrument Bingo, The Musical Scale Race, Musical Trivia 


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West Music Store
creative ideas for all ages of music class
Donna W on Jul 2, 2014
creative ideas for all ages of music class
Donna W on Jul 2, 2014
It is a useful tool for simple music related games. It's also a great beginning point to create your own games
Scott G on May 21, 2013
It is a useful tool for simple music related games. It's also a great beginning point to create your own games
Scott G on May 21, 2013

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