Composition Squares by Rhythmically Yours

A twist on the classic line game!

Players take turns making squares by connecting the dots…..when you’ve made a square, put the rhythm in your composition area.

Musicominos by Musical Interactions

This triangular domino game is sure to challenge students’ rhythmic knowledge. When placing a tile, students must match 2 points instead of just one. This is a 3-game bundle with each game focusing on different rhythms.

Feed the Monster Rhythm Edition by Music Educator Resources

Students will feed the monster when they correctly identify how many beats the rhythm notation they land on receives. Perfect to assess beginners on their basic rhythm knowledge.

Rhythm Manipulatives by Mrs. Stouffer's Music Room

A classic music room activity made simple. When you are crazy busy, you need a workhorse that you can use with ALL your classes. Five minutes passing time (or less!) between classes can be pretty rough on your setup, especially if you need to make a trip down the hall! This set makes it super easy to pass out an envelope or a baggie to each student. Color coordinate your cards so you can tell your first graders to pull out 2 colors, and your 5th graders to pull out 6. Write rhythm notation for known songs, and patterns! Perfect for practicing rhythmic dictation! Compose their own rhythms!

Bucket Drumming Packs by Floating Down the River

Perfect for any situation you find yourself in this year. Tons of packs available. Use Ice cream buckets if you are on a cart. Easy to clean off.

The Drum Beats for... by SillyOMusic

The Drum Beats is an active and fun PowerPoint music game for aural reinforcement of rhythms! Students listen for rhythmic patterns and change seats with classmates. My students absolutely love this game and there is no “winner” so it can be played for any length of time.

Safari Write-The-Room Bundle by Sally's Sea of Songs

Use this BUNDLE of THREE Safari-themed games to reinforce and/or assess student recognition of rhythm patterns in duple meter. Practice aural skills and rhythm notation through games and write the room activities. Rhythm patterns include various arrangements of quarter notes, paired eighth notes, quarter rests, 16th notes, and 8th/16th note combinations.

Desktop Percussion: You and Me by Noteworthy By Jen

Get kids excited about playing rhythms in their classroom or yours using the materials at their fingertips! Perfect for distance learning or teachers on a cart.

Pre-Reading Rhythm Bundle: Prepare, Present, Practice quarter note, 8th notes, rest by Beth's Music Classroom

Your students will love learning how to read rhythms with these 8 different themed pre-reading rhythm activities! Geared for PreK to 2nd grade students, it makes it so easy to teach quarter note, eighth notes, and quarter rest with the Kodaly method and rhythms.

RHYTHM: The Ultimate Resource by MusicTeacherResources

Here it is! The ultimate resource for teaching rhythm to your students. It is suitable for students in grades 4-8. The resource contains: Teaching Slides that can also be used as posters/anchor charts, Music Worksheets that vary in difficulty, and Answer Sheets.

Rhythm Basketball by Pitch Publications

Looking for a differentiated and exciting way to practice reading rhythms? Use Rhythm Basketball to bounce to the beat! Obtain enough basketballs, tennis balls, non-pitched instruments, or other bouncing balls and use the provided slides to perform rhythms with some of your favorite songs! I use these fun pop play alongs to reinforce reading half note, whole note, quarter note, and eighth note notation. In addition, we are able to discuss use of measure, double bar line, and more! This is a great way to get your kids reading rhythm!

Rhythm Write the Room Back to School by Ginny's Music Space

Use this write the room activity at the beginning of the year to review rhythms from the previous year.

Rhythm Battle Bundle: projectable rhythm flashcards by Organized Chaos Music

These rhythm flash card slides are a great way to help students practice and review rhythm notation reading in a fun way! These slides are designed to gradually increase in difficulty as students go through each 4-beat pattern. This bundled set includes sets 1-5, each set adding new rhythms up to and including quarter notes, barred eighth notes, barred sixteenth notes, barred sixteenth/eighth note combinations, half notes, dotted half notes, whole notes, “syncopa” patterns (eighth-quarter-eighth), and quarter, half, and whole rests.

Emoji Music + Math Rhythm Coloring by Hutzel House of Music

This is a great cross-curricular activity to reinforce students’ knowledge about rhythmic values. Perfect for your sub tub! Also available in seasonal themed sets!

Rhythm Flashcards w/ 4 Corners for Groups & Ostinatos by SillyOMusic

There are so many possiblities for activities with these music flash cards featuring a variety of rhythms! Having 4 sections make the flashcards ideal for dividing your students into groups and playing on pitched and non-pitched instruments. Ideas for use included.

Basics of Rhythm by The Yellow Brick Road

Basics of Rhythm is an all-in-one interactive music lesson which guides students through the sights, sounds, and feel of rhythm basics in music. This PowerPoint Presentation uses real-life images, audio, playalong recordings, and video links to keep students meaningfully engaged in the concept of rhythm. This is the perfect introduction or review of rhythm for your music students!

Time for FISHING! Time Signature Matching Game, Meter: 2, 3, & 4 by Beth's Music Classroom

This game is a great way for students to review meter and time signatures. Students race to match their team’s “fish” rhythms with the correct bucket time signature. Several different game options are included and work really with individual, partner, or team work.