If you have been on my blog before, you know my love of cute, adorable monsters!
I have so many monster books, as you can see here!
Monster's Don't Eat Broccoli is a very cute book with a visual "twist" at the end. The kids love the illustrations and they always make me giggle, too!
I have several ways I use this book in the music room, here are two:
Song with Book:
Read book, sing song every time "Fum, Foe, Fie, Fee" appear.
Print the 2-beat vegetable building blocks found here. Here are a few to show what they look like:
Small groups create elemental forms using ABAB (each letter is one 2-beat building brick), ABBA, AABB, AAAB, or ABCA. Practice performing with body percussion, transfer to barred instruments set up in C pentatonic.
Could be performed in rondo form:
B: Group 1 performs improvisation using their 16-beat rhythm.
C: Group 2 performs improvisation
Rhythmic Speech and Body Percussion
Here are a few slides to show what this looks like. Click here for the link.