Brain Break Digital Game | Read a Joke with Funny Sound Effects!

 

Try out a preview of this joke game! Students can practice their reading skills and take a break with this hilarious joke game! Students tap on the joke bubbles to read the contents. Then they choose which sound effect to punctuate the joke with (applause, comedy drum hit, plastic horn, rubber ducky, sitcom laughter, or even booing!) Jokes are geared for ages 4-8. 


Perfect as a brain break or class reward, and provides a fun way for students to practice reading short phrases. 

The game has three sections to choose from:

Question and Answer Jokes

Knock-Knock Jokes

Tell Your Own!

Five Little Speckled Frogs

Be sure to click on the audio icon in the top left corner to start the music! This song is a sample from the collection ‘Nursery Rhyme Sing-Along | Preschool and Early Elementary Music and Literacy‘. These colorful slides with embedded music will delight your students as they sing some of the most popular nursery rhymes. Learning nursery rhymes builds phonetic awareness, language skills, speech development, literacy, vocabulary, and most of all they are fun! The rhymes can be spoken, or sung using the included music as an accompaniment track – perfect for the music or regular classroom. The accompaniment tracks are also perfect for presenting a performance to your school or parents- simply sing along! The digital format makes it easy to use in the classroom or for distance learning.

Name the Note | Digital Music Game for Treble Clef Spaces

Perfect for distance learning or the classroom, this is a fantastic set of interactive games for all beginning staff readers! Colorful notes (gumballs) are on the music staff, and the student chooses the correct letter names of the treble clef space notes. 

Includes a mini-lesson with animations to introduce the concept to students before playing the game. The game has 25 interactive, self-checking slides (animated gumballs fly to the gumball machine with a fun sound effect when the correct answer is chosen), and students can play alone or as a class.

Classroom Countdown Timer for Motivation and Encouragement

This timer is a fun and silly way to motivate and encourage your students to complete tasks in time. This musical timer counts down from five minutes to zero, with both musical and visual cues to challenge students to finish their task. A ticking sound effect, combined with an orchestral background, make ‘getting the job done’ fun! At the end of the five minutes, an animated alarm clock goes off. The timer can also be started at 4, 3, 2, or 1 minute.

Some Ideas for use:

In the classroom

Putting away toys/supplies

Finishing assignments

Homework

Anything you can think of!

Magic Show Music Dynamics – Interactive Game | Loud and Quiet Orchestral Examples

Do you know your music dynamics? Click on the magic card that matches what you hear!

(This is a sample of the game. The full version of the game begins with a mini-lesson, presenting the most common music dynamic symbols and their meaning (forte, piano, fortepiano, crescendo, decrescendo and sforzando. After the mini-lesson students can play the game – each slide has an audio example that automatically plays, and students select the card with the correct dynamic symbol. Incorrect answers will ‘grey-out’ the wrong card, and correct answers will make the wrong card disappear while magical dust flies out of the hat! A fun sound effect accompanies each correct answer. For the complete game, visit my store here.)

Digital Ear-Training Rhythm Game | Aural Identification of Ti, Titi and Rest

Try a sample of this Digital Ear-Training Rhythm Game! Your students will enjoy practicing their aural skills with these interactive colorful percussion instrument slides, perfect for Kodály based teaching. Students click on the instrument picture, and listen to a four-beat rhythm example played by the instrument shown. They then choose which rhythm they heard from the three choices provided.

All rhythms are four beats long, using stick notation for quarter notes, eighth notes, and quarter rests. Students will hear examples played by instruments of the percussion family: timpani, cowbell, snare drum, tubular bells, triangle, bass drum, tambourine, cymbals, marimba, woodblock and xylophone.

For the complete game, visit the store here.