In this lesson you will

Warm up with Jingle Bells rhythms – clap or play along

Review #38 “Yesh li Yadiyim” song and movement

Learn a cup game (no passing) with Jingle Bells

Learn a hand clap pattern to go with “We Wish You a Merry Christmas”

Review #39 ‘It’s a Holiday”

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music
  • I can read rhythm and melody patterns
  • I can create movement to music

Teaching Procedure

1 Warmup by clapping or playing the rhythms with "Jingle Bells"

Warmup by clapping or playing the rhythms with "Jingle Bells"

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2 Learn to play a cup pattern with "Jingle Bells"

Learn to play a cup pattern with "Jingle Bells"

If you don't have a cup, you could use a water bottle or any small object that you can pick up.

During the pandemic, we won't pass the cup - we'll just do the pattern.

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3 Play on the Cups with "Jingle Bells"

Play on the Cups with "Jingle Bells"

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4 Watch the "Jingle Bells" Cup Game under Black Lights

Watch the "Jingle Bells" Cup Game under Black Lights

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Song Used: Yesh Li Yadiyim

5 Review #38 "Yesh Li Yadiyim"

Review #38 "Yesh Li Yadiyim"

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Song Used: Yesh Li Yadiyim

6 Review the movement for #38 "Yesh Li Yadiyim"

Review the movement for #38 "Yesh Li Yadiyim"

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7 Learn about George Frideric Handel

Learn about George Frideric Handel

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8 Listen to "Messiah" by Handel

Listen to "Messiah" by Handel

To learn the song, pause the video and sing back what you've heard.

Sing part 1. (the top part)

Play the video again and sing along.

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9 Learn a Hand Clap Game to "We Wish You A Merry Christmas" - Instructions

Learn a Hand Clap Game to "We Wish You A Merry Christmas"

The cup game to Jingle Bells was fun!

Here's a challenge for you - learn 3 patterns, then do a Hand Clap Game.

Here's Pattern 1-2-3

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10 Try doing the hand clap game with the song, "We Wish You a Merry Christmas"

Try doing the hand clap game with the song, "We Wish You a Merry Christmas"

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11 Watch a black light performance of the hand clap game

Watch a black light performance of the hand clap game

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