This is a new melodic dictation game to help kids with ear training. My students get excited about decorating their cookies and they learn to listen carefully to the notes they hear.
Cookie DecoratingPurpose: Ear training- melodic dictation
Materials: Cookie Decorating cookie board and decorations, pencils, Cookie Decorating answer sheet, keyboard
Set up: Give each child a cookie, answer sheet, pencil and pile of decorations.
You can play this game with a single student or with a small group. With a single student, play five rounds and see how many correct answers he gets. With a group, play five rounds and see which student gets the most correct answers. See the instructions below.
How to Play:
Select one row from the answer sheet. This row has five rounds. Instruct the children that you will play a three note sequence from the first measure and they must listen carefully for the third note. It will either repeat the second note or go up or down a step.
Teacher plays the three note sequence twice for the students to hear. Students then use their pencil to write in the last note. Check students’ answers. Anyone who answered correctly gets to choose a decoration to place on their cookie.
Print This Ear Training Game
Print out an answer sheet for each student. Also print and cut out a cookie and some decorations for each child. Use the button below to print this game for free.
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