Elementary music students develop a solid foundation in this energetic music classroom rhythm game! Rhythm Riot™ helps students gain an understanding of tempo while reading, counting, and performing many different rhythm patterns. It is great for individual lessons, groups, or an entire classroom of up to 30 players.
Students perform the rhythm on the digital calling card, then mark the indicated rhythm on his or her printed game board. Get a riot (four covered rhythms in a row) and win the game!
Modify this music classroom game to fit the available time and complements any curriculum.
30 Printed Game Boards for Level 1 and Level 2
2 Sets of Calling Cards in PowerPoint or Google Slides (download)
- Level 1 Calling Cards
- Level 2 Calling Cards
Concepts in Level 1: Quarter Note, Half Note, Dotted Half Note, Whole Note, Quarter Rest, Half Rest, Whole Rest, Played in 2/4, 3/4 and 4/4 Time
Concepts in Level 2: Eighth Notes, Eighth Rest, Quarter Note, Half Note, Dotted Half Note, Whole Note, Quarter Rest, Half Rest, Whole Rest, Played on 2/4, 3/4, and 4/4 Time
Whether you clap, stomp, or use rhythm instruments, students are guaranteed to have fun with this music classroom rhythm game.