Do you hear what I hear? – run to the piano/guitar and play a song (chosen by the teacher) strictly by ear.
Magic Carpet Ride – Using a bath mat, inch your way around the note values placed in a cup or cone least value to highest!
One Minute Club – Name all the notes on the staff and play them on the piano in a minute or less!
Dominotes! – Place ALL the dominos in a line, matching the beats correctly! This is a game I own and can be purchased here.
Composer ABC’s – Using a stack of composer cards, put them in alphabetical order!
3/4 or 4/4 – Look at cards with full measures of notes on them…Identify whether the measures are in 3/4 and 4/4 time signatures and divide them correctly into two pilesDrop Off – Take a stack of rhythm cards. One by one, race to put the correct note value in the correct numbered bucket (Buckets numbered 1-4) one at a time! Note values used are quarter notes, half notes, dotted half and whole notes. This one is great for a younger student!
Terminology Twist – Spread out terminology definitions together on the floor. On the opposite side of the room, place the symbols on the floor spread out. The player must match them up by running back and forth making pairs.