In this lesson you will:
- clap or play Jingle Bells rhythms
- learn the Jingle Bells cup game
- move with plates (or cut out circles) to Sugar Plum Fairy
- move with scarves to Trepak
Request and review – invite students to request favorite songs from Dec. or play music games
- play music games
- review #40 Oh Hanukkah
- review #43 “Ring the Bells”
- review #44 Rocks for Christmas
- I can sing and move to music.
- I can read and perform rhythms.
1 Sing the Echoes in #1 "Welcome to Music"
Sing the echoes in #1 "Welcome to Music".
Invite students to be the leader and have the class echo.
2 Clap or Play the Rhythms in the Jingle Bells Play Along
Clap or play the rhythms in the Jingle Bells play along.
3 Learn the Jingle Bells Cup Game
Learn the Jingle Bells cup game.
4 Play the Cup Game with Jingle Bells
Play the cup game with Jingle Bells.
During the pandemic, don't pass - just do the pattern.
5 Jingle Bells Cup Game Under Black Lights
Watch the Jingle Bells cup game under black lights.
6 Move With Hands or Plates to Sugar Plum Fairy
Move with hands or plates to Sugar Plum Fairy.
If you don't have paper plates, you could cut circles out of paper to do this activity.
7 Find Something To Use For a Scarf, and Move to Trepak
Find something to use for a scarf, and move to Trepak from the Nutcracker.
You could use a scarf, crepe paper streamers, or even 4 squares of toilet paper.
8 Watch a Performance of Trepak Scarves Under Black Light
Watch a performance of Trepak scarves under black light.
9 Request and Review Songs, Games, Activities
Invite the students to request any of the December.
songs or activities that they have enjoyed.
Another option, is to play music games!
Games #5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 15 are good for Grade 2 students.
Songs that have been introduced in December will follow.
10 Review #40 "O Hanukkah"
Review #40 "O Hanukkah".
11 Review Song #43 "Ring the Bells" and Play Instruments With theSsong
Review song #43 "Ring the Bells" and play instruments with the song.
12 Review Song #44 "Rocks for Christmas"
Review song #44 "Rocks for Christmas".
13 Sing "The Music Time is Over"
Sing "The Music Time is Over"
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