Green Turtle Shells Lesson 15 - Virtual Station Day!
Here we go Station Day!!! Have fun! Round up the
whole family if you'd like. These are a great way to celebrate what we've learned, as well as see some different
kinds of application of the skills we've been working on.
video and try out some fun body percussion:https://youtu.be/92gf8dAlhUw. You can change the playback speed - maybe start out at .5x and move up...
Play "Don't Eat Edna" (download the game board below). Put
one piece of candy in each square. Player 1 decides which square will be “Edna”. Player 2 picks up one piece of
candy at a time. If the candy is not Edna, they can eat it. If it is, player 1 calls out “Don’t Eat Edna!” and
Play "Interval Bingo" (download the game cards below) by
rolling a die and making that interval on your quiet keyboard with 2 notes from your "kit", then x-ing out the
interval on the Bingo card. 6's are freebies, plus a chance to roll again.
Complete the "GT Coloring Station" worksheets (download
So, tSSSoSo, the goal over
the break would be a little bit of relaxed daily practicetokeep the skills taught over the semester
fresh and honed. By Yellow Arrows they should be able to recognize and play all chords in RH with fairly quick and
smooth transitions. (Please double check the FINGERINGS, especially of the yellow chord, which is different from the
Fun ways to incorporate the entire family with a Holiday Sing & Play-a-Long!
Student/parent plays chords while everyone sings along. Play chords an octave higher or lower to
change the timbre of
Play as a duet, trio, or quartet. Someone plays melody, others play chords on piano. All Sing!
Play Silent Night with broken chords (play each note of the chord separately: Do-Mi-Sol, Do-Fa-La,
Ti-Re-Sol). Invite someone else to play the melody an octave higher.
Invite younger siblings to play rhythm instruments to add variety while piano is playing: jingle
bells, tambourines, drums, etc.
If anyone in your family or friend circle plays any other instruments like guitar, ukulele,
violin, cello, etc, have them play along with your child! It is completely exhilarating to have these fun jam sessions!
Wear a costume while you play.
Here is one more Christmas Carol to add variety to daily practice and spread Holiday Cheer!