Whack-a-Doodle Doo! Songbook (Boomwhack)
Another great songbook for Boomwhackers, this contains children's songs with color-coded music notes to match the Boomwhackers Tubes and lyrics directly beneath the colorful staff. It has twenty favorite songs like Old MacDonald, The Muffin Man, and On Top of Old Smokey. The colored notes allow anyone to easily play the songs and learn about reading music at the same time. Some of the songs in this book are the same as those in the Building Blocks Series, but the difference is that these songs use actual notes on a bar that are different colors and the other series uses colored squares without a bar. This book also does not have detachable charts for playing; in fact, the book measures only 5.5" x 8.5" and includes all the notes for a song on one page. It's a handy little book full of fun, easy-to-play songs that any Boomwhacker player would enjoy. It is designed to be used with the C Major Diatonic Scale Set.
If you've never heard of boomwhackers before, you're in for a treat. These brightly colored musical tubes have won numerous awards, are a favorite of music educators around the world, are used by professional musicians and music therapists, and frankly, are simply a lot of fun to play with. Basically, boomwhackers are just colorful plastic tubes of varying lengths, ranging from a foot to several feet. They are roughly an inch and a half wide, so they fit right in your hands. Bang the tubes against a table, floor, or any stable surface, and these percussion tubes make all the notes imaginable. Bang them together for a unique blend of notes. Different tube sets are available to cover different scales, notes, and pitches. The tubes are perfect for teaching rhythm and notation, and can even help with teambuilding and supplement physical education. An enjoyable variety of teaching resources complement the tubes, which are geared for teachers with classrooms but could be a great help to parents who are teaching music right at home. All of these teaching aids help in using the tubes to reach national standards for music education. If you're looking for a fun and interactive way to introduce your child or student to notes, scales, rhythm, melody, harmony, and music, you can't get more exciting than boomwhackers. They'll be playing them for years to come, regardless of their age or experience with other instruments. ~ Rachel