Pass the Pumpkin


This is a great beat passing game! Whoever has the pumpkin on the last beat of the song is OUT! Continue playing until there is a final winner. As students get out, they can go get sticks and play to the beat as the game progresses.

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Halloween Minor Madness with Pumpkin Eyes, BOO, and More!

Image by Andreas Lischka from Pixabay 
  1. B.O.O.
  2. Miss White Had a Fright
  3. On a Cold October Night-VOCAL Exploration Lesson
  4. Pumpkin Eyes
  5. Let’s Get This Game Started HALLOWEEN
  6. Pass the Pumpkin
  7. The Monster Mash

B.O.O.

In both PowerPoint and Google Slides versions, this 25-slide presentation includes mp3s of the song arrangement with a Kodaly process, Orff approach, and movement, game, and a melodic assessment.

Miss White Had a Fright

Experience the poem through beat and rhythm. Explore the poem by learning a melody on barred instruments, improvising on recorders, and/or creating a melody using Boomwhackers. Examine what you’ve learned by identifying the rhythms of the poem. In both PowerPoint and Google Slides versions.

On a Cold October Night-VOCAL Exploration Lesson

A lesson plan for a FABULOUS good time exploring the sounds “on a cold October night.”

Pumpkin Eyes

Take the classic canon, “Ah Poor Bird”, add new lyrics, and you have the perfect Halloween/October song!   

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