Autumn Scavenger Hunt
Learning about contrasts helps prepare children to think about details, sort and classify objects, and promotes organizational skills! Can you find these musical contrasts on a fall walk?
Can you find a big pumpkin and a little apple?
Can you find a smooth acorn and a bumpy pinecone?
Do squirrels move fast or slow?
Can you find a long twig and a short one?
Do winged seeds on maple trees fly up or down?
Are the crunchy leaves loud or quiet?
Why are identifying contrasts important?
Learning and understanding contrasts help prepare children to think about and focus on important details, sort, and classify objects and promote organizational skills!
Here are some musical terms you can add to learning:
Legato is smooth.
Staccato is bumpy.
Allegro is Fast.
Adagio is slow.
Forte is loud.
Piano is quiet.