Updated: Jun 11, 2021
This piece has two beats in a bar. Listen to the audio and march around the room marching as you listen.
Follow the stars and use your left foot for the first star in a bar and your right foot for the second star. Can you play it as you march it? Ask a grown up or sibling to march while you play.
Link for replacement sheet music.
Link to PDF note cards
Link to PDF rhythm cards
Keyboard with full size keys, digital piano, studio piano or an acoustic piano (Link: Explanation).
Play 2 beats in a bar
Play hands together
To count the beat while playing
Read treble clef C5, D5
Read bass clef C3, D3
Right and Left identification.
Complete Practice Method
Read the letter names out loud.
Read the music and say out loud the finger numbers you would expect to use.
Using the flash cards from the PDF provided lay out the letter names in order on the table or floor. Print the pages as many times as required to have the correct number of notes.
Using the rhythm cards from the PDF provided lay out the rhythm for each bar and clap or play using a percussion instrument. A tambourine would be a good option for this.
Sit at the piano or keyboard. (Link: Explanation video)
Play the piece saying the finger numbers out loud.
Play the piece saying the letter names out loud.
Play complete focusing on each note as it sounds.