Musical Counting Blocks Basics Interactive Music Activity And Warm Up

Musical Counting Blocks Basics has four sections of randomly generated rhythm blocks based on one count notes and rests up to four count notes and rest patterns. The first section is for crotchets/quarter notes and minims/half notes. Students learn to count these rhythms in numbered beats. There is a backing track for each slide which has warming up notes for C, Bb and Eb instruments. This module can be used as a quick rhythm understanding exercise, a warm up starter supplementary exercise or both together. Each section gets progressively harder and includes:

Crotchets/Quarter notes and rests.
Minims/Half notes and rests.
Dotted Minim/Dotted Half notes.
Semibreve/Whole notes and rests.


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Created: Oct 15, 2016

Updated: Oct 23, 2019

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