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”
- I can sing and move to music.
- I can read rhythm and melody patterns.
- I can create movement to music.
1 Warmup by Clapping or Playing the Rhythms with "Jingle Bells"
Warmup by clapping or playing the rhythms with "Jingle Bells".
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.
3 Play on the Cups with "Jingle Bells"
Play on the Cups with "Jingle Bells".
4 Watch the "Jingle Bells" Cup Game Under Black Lights
Watch the "Jingle Bells" Cup Game under Black Lights.
5 Review #38 "Yesh Li Yadiyim"
Review #38 "Yesh Li Yadiyim".
6 Review the Movement for #38 "Yesh Li Yadiyim"
Review the movement for #38 "Yesh Li Yadiyim".
7 Learn About George Frideric Handel
Learn About George Frideric Handel.
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.
9 Learn a Hand Clap Game to "We Wish You A Merry Christmas"
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
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".
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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