Balloon Popping meter: as the children sing well, a leader pulls on the ribbon from behind. If the kids have mastered a song, the balloon makes it to the top, where it is popped. If all the songs are mastered, the kids get tootsie "pops.
Breathing For Singing: Why Do I Need to Learn This?
Discover how breathing for singing is different from breathing at rest. Additional tip is learn how to stomach breathe. Eg, lay on your stomach and breathe using your stomach muscles to lift yourself up, now use these muscles while standing.
Rock, Paper, Scissors, SING is a fun, PowerPoint music game for reinforcing so-mi melodic patterns! This is a great activity for music students to practice sight-singing on the staff because it's a fun twist on a game that most kids already love to play!
Driving around in your car singing along to the radio, to me is the best medicine when you have a bad day. Mark Nepo writes on page March 27 in THE BOOK OF AWAKENING that singing helps us cope, stemming from the crying (singing) at birth.