Lame Brain Games By Judith Herrington and Clayton Miller Book 22 pages For elementary and up 20 games, each with variations. Activities to liven up a rehearsal or music class, and also to be mind-focusing exercises. Activities are self-contained, usually with variations, and multi-tasked. They create laughter, can introduce or reinforce skills, stimulate the brain & body, create a change of pace, stimulate and train listening with the "inner ear", are success-oriented, encourage risk-taking, reinforce working with a positive attitude, develop quick reaction, and improve concentration skills. They can be used in limited space, require minimal materials/ props and preparation time, can be adapted and varied, and are workable with large and small groups as well as a variety of ages. Games: Body Canon, Contrary Conversation, Goof, Alphabetically Speaking, Musical Multiples, How Far Can You Go, East is East & West is West, Traffic Signal, To "B" or Not to "B", Silent Singing, Hear with the Inner Ear, Chorchestrations, Very-Contrary, Who's On First, Opposites Attract, Vanishing Scale, Fractured Melodies, A Little Fun with Rhythm (speech & body percussion exercise), That Ol' Metronome Feeling, (Sub)Divide & Conquer.