Rhythmic Kinesthetics Fun Percussion-based Activities & Games for the Classroom By Jeff StewartBook & DVD80 pages
Rhythmic Kinesthetics presents a series of games and activities incorporating music, movement, and motor skills that help express emotions, build concentration, and sharpen sensory awareness. A wonderful tool for individuals, educators, community facilitators, and social workers, this curriculum provides an environment for people of all ages, cultures, and abilities to participate, where they will apply and develop their music skills through a hands-on approach. The book features a variety of creative movement and social/communication activities integrated with music to introduce and foster musical skills in a creative setting. Rhythmic Kinesthetics provides diverse forms of world music-based compositions, drum circle games, and activities using a wide variety of percussion-based instruments including Boomwhackers, world drums, sound shapes/frame drums, Orff instruments, and body percussion. An instructional DVD showcasing both school and community performances is included with the book.
CONTENTS:Foreword Rhythmic Kinesthetics and Three Dimensions Etiquette for the Classroom/Drum Circle
Chapter 1 - Boomwhackers - Fun and Joy Songs/Activities Chapter 2 - Compositions for Boomwhackers and World Percussion Instruments
Chapter 3 - Sound Shape/Frame Drum Activities
Chapter 4 - Fun Integrated Games/Activities
Chapter 5 - Drumming/Percussion Activities with Movement
Chapter 6 - Hand Drumming FUN!
Chapter 7 - Observation Evaluation by Part/Group or Section
Chapter 8 - Modifications and Suggestions for Teachers
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