Looking for some ideas to celebrate The USA during your summer music-making fun? We have some suggestions for you that will ring out during your celebrations:
Sing and Ring:
ChimeWorks has some suggestions for pre-readers of any age. Teach a basic song and add in chords or harmonic patterns taught without the printed score!
Teach these patriotic gems and harmonize them with basic chords indicated by using a chart:
Learning simple patterns by rote, pre-readers will be able to accompany this
For older youth and adults try these Ring & Sing favorites – Pass out a text sheet with the appropriate handchime, have participants sing – when a word is circled they ring their handchime and when it is underlined, they damp.
Introduce the steps to music literacy to pre-readers by teaching eye-hand coordination using our Icon chart and be dandy: