Rhythm Menagerie is the first book in an exciting, reproducible PDF series that features fun and intriguing activities to explore new rhythmic concepts rather than boring rhythm worksheets. Rhythm Menagerie is much more than just a set of your typical clapping exercises! Watch the video to learn more:
Rhythm Menagerie is the first book in an exciting, reproducible PDF series that features fun and intriguing activities to explore new rhythmic concepts rather than boring rhythm worksheets. Rhythm Menagerie is much more than just a set of your typical clapping exercises! Each unit showcases a unique animal and often incorporates some of the fun antics of that animal in the student’s activities. Students will learn about the crazy looking Tarsier, the beautiful Wing-tipped Nightjar, the Jerboa Jumping Mouse, the Javan Flying Frog and much more!
Rhythm Menagerie is designed to take away distractions like note reading so that students can focus on learning new rhythms. This 96 page PDF resource is a comprehensive approach to teaching and practicing rhythm and can be used alongside any method and in both private lessons, groups, and in the classroom! The reproducible rhythm worksheets are designed to be musical rhythms that are fun and have a grooverather than just random exercises.
Each unit in Rhythm Menagerie contains:
- 1 introductory page explaining and experimenting with the concept
- 3 one line rhythm pages (progressing carefully in order of difficulty)
- 3 two-handed rhythm pages (helping with coordination)
- 3 “Fun with Sounds” pages
- 1 amazingly beautiful certificate of completion!
What rhythm concepts are covered in Rhythm Menagerie?
- Quarter notes
- Half notes
- Whole Notes
- Rests and Ties
- Eighth notes
- Eighth rests
- Dotted Quarter notes
What is a studio license and how can I use this?
This comes with a studio license which permits you to use and print the PDF book for any student you directly teach. So it’s like getting an unlimited supply of this book for a very low price!
What kind of updates are in the 2017 edition?
We want our students to practice rhythm as musically as possible, so the rhythms themselves need to be musical. We revised about 25-30% of the rhythms in Rhythm Menagerie in the 2017 edition (that’s what you get when you order any Menagerie product now). We also added track numbers to every single page so that you never get confused with what tracks go with what pages.
Don’t forget the Rhythm Menagerie Accompaniment Tracks and Progress Charts!
Don’t forget the beautiful music accompaniments for the rhythms in Rhythm Menagerie or you will really miss out on an opportunity to get music and rhythm even deeper inside your students! You can get a discount when you order the Progress Charts with the Rhythm Menagerie Accompaniment Tracks. Watch a video and hear samples of the Accompaniment Tracks here!
Plus, you can get an even better discount when you purchase Menagerie + Accompaniment Tracks + these Stunning Progress Charts! Choose the option to get all 3 of these as a bundle in the drop down menu above the Add to Cart button!
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