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The BEST Name Games for Elementary Music Class for K-5 // Back to school general music lesson ideas

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Need to learn your students’ names? These name games give you many different ideas for names games for elementary music! These are the perfect solution to the first day of general music or back to school season in music.

00:00 What we’re doing
00:49 Hickety Pickety
1:43 Round and Round
3:19 Bee Bee Bumblebee
3:33 Name Name
4:19 Bounce High Bounce Low
5:07 Pizza Pizza Daddy Oh
7:09 Jump In Jump Out
8:00 Rickety Rackety

Happy teaching!
Becca

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11 Comments

  1. I need lesson plan for grade 2 music class. Thanks

  2. Love this! I was looking for name games. Doing this for Elementary Music – even cooler! THANK YOU and Bless you!

  3. Hi Becca! I LOVE the Jump In, Jump Out one! I'm on a cart this year 🥺…any ideas how to modify it for in a 3 ft socially distanced classroom?

  4. Thanks for the variety of name games! I bring music to students as young as a few months old 🥰 for those who teach pre-K and K, “Elmo’s Song” is PERFECT for this age. I highly recommend using it and making it into your own version. I’ve filled a room with laughter from 3-5 year olds; one of the best moments ever.

  5. I've been using "up the ladder down the ladder" for 1-3
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RysGWu3MIUQ&t=43s

    and for 4-5:
    we sing the refrain of 'that's the way I like it' by KC and the sunshine band together:
    "that's the way uh huh uh huh I like it, uh huh uh huh! That's the way uh huh uh huh I like it, uh huh uh huh!"

    Then one by one they fill in the blanks and chant:
    "___ is the name, _ is the game, _ is the color and there ain't no other."
    usually 4 kids in between each refrain.

    I like your jump in jump out!

  6. Love this! I'm going to try Round & Round with my new groups, did you ask the class teacher for a list of their names before hand?

  7. Thank you! I struggled with learning names last year. I am SOOO using these!!!!!!

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