I’ve Got Rhythm

This activity gives preschool age children an opportunity to explore rhythms using castanets, or clackers played with the hands. This activity appeals to both auditory and tactile learners.


Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.

Categories include:
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Physical Science
  • Pre-K
  • Science
  • Art
Tags: Sound, Music, Waves, Patterns
Grades covered: Pre-K
Topics: Observation, Sounds, Patterns, Numbers, Music Exploration

Video Demo

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