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Movin' with Music Go Rounds


Add a movement and composing station to your music workstations rotations.  This idea uses Music Go Rounds and a little bit of masking tape!  Challenge your students to be creative and get moving!

If you have been reading my blog for long, you know that I a big fan of workstations  and I love new goodies for my music room!  I've posted a few times about Music Go Round from Music in Motion.  They are so fun to touch and lend themselves to a variety of activities.  You can read about using them for singing practice HERE and reading about using them with rhythm work HERE.
Add a movement and composing station to your music workstations rotations.  This idea uses Music Go Rounds and a little bit of masking tape!  Challenge your students to be creative and get moving!
Today I'm going to explain how I've used them to build a creative movement workstation.  In preparation, I created a 16 block grid on my dry erase board with colored masking tape.  I tried drawing it on the board with the first class and it was a much bigger hassle.  I had to re-draw the grid after each group.  The masking tape worked really well and lasted all week.

Add a movement and composing station to your music workstations rotations.  This idea uses Music Go Rounds and a little bit of masking tape!  Challenge your students to be creative and get moving!
I laid the Music Go Rounds that I needed on a stand near the board.  For this workstation I used Music Go Rounds: Hands and Feet and the quarter notes and barred eighth notes from THIS set.  

Add a movement and composing station to your music workstations rotations.  This idea uses Music Go Rounds and a little bit of masking tape!  Challenge your students to be creative and get moving!
Students were instructed to choose a hand or foot piece and a rhythm piece.  Within their group they decided what each hand or foot piece represented.  Some groups used clapping or snapping for hands and stomping, sliding or hopping for the feet.  They...


Add a movement and composing station to your music workstations rotations.  This idea uses Music Go Rounds and a little bit of masking tape!  Challenge your students to be creative and get moving!

If you have been reading my blog for long, you know that I a big fan of workstations  and I love new goodies for my music room!  I've posted a few times about Music Go Round from Music in Motion.  They are so fun to touch and lend themselves to a variety of activities.  You can read about using them for singing practice HERE and reading about using them with rhythm work HERE.
Add a movement and composing station to your music workstations rotations.  This idea uses Music Go Rounds and a little bit of masking tape!  Challenge your students to be creative and get moving!
Today I'm going to explain how I've used them to build a creative movement workstation.  In preparation, I created a 16 block grid on my dry erase board with colored masking tape.  I tried drawing it on the board with the first class and it was a much bigger hassle.  I had to re-draw the grid after each group.  The masking tape worked really well and lasted all week.

Add a movement and composing station to your music workstations rotations.  This idea uses Music Go Rounds and a little bit of masking tape!  Challenge your students to be creative and get moving!
I laid the Music Go Rounds that I needed on a stand near the board.  For this workstation I used Music Go Rounds: Hands and Feet and the quarter notes and barred eighth notes from THIS set.  

Add a movement and composing station to your music workstations rotations.  This idea uses Music Go Rounds and a little bit of masking tape!  Challenge your students to be creative and get moving!
Students were instructed to choose a hand or foot piece and a rhythm piece.  Within their group they decided what each hand or foot piece represented.  Some groups used clapping or snapping for hands and stomping, sliding or hopping for the feet.  They composed and performed their piece together.

Add a movement and composing station to your music workstations rotations.  This idea uses Music Go Rounds and a little bit of masking tape!  Challenge your students to be creative and get moving!
After performing their piece, some groups made some edits to make it easier or more interesting and then performed it again.  I loved watching their creative process and hearing their conversations about what would improve their pieces.

Add a movement and composing station to your music workstations rotations.  This idea uses Music Go Rounds and a little bit of masking tape!  Challenge your students to be creative and get moving!
This was a great activity to add to our center rotations.  Student got practice with rhythm, but also engaged in composing and creating choreography too.  Having a workstation that let students be physically active wasn't too noisy or crazy (much to my great delight!) and I can definitely recommend it for inclusion in your classroom.

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Add a movement and composing station to your music workstations rotations.  This idea uses Music Go Rounds and a little bit of masking tape!  Challenge your students to be creative and get moving!



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