Sing or Dare: "Sing" cards like "sing [the song] while marching the beat" or "sing the song, but buzz all the words 'the'." "Dare" cards like "Name everyone in the room" or "Hug the teacher." (I think I might change the dares to musical things like "sightread a simple song" or "play the melody on the xylophone.")
4 Corners is a great music game for reinforcing instrument families (brass, woodwinds, strings, percussion, and keyboards). There are 36 instruments used in this activity. Check out the thumbnails to see them all.A favorite indoor recess game at my school is "4 Corners." Students sneak to a corner by the count of 10 and another player with their eyes closed calls out a corner number and the players standing in that corner are out.
Music Math contains 64 addition and subtraction music math cards for independent review or use in the game rhythm war. Rhythm war is a card game played in teams of 2-3 where students solve equations on various cards by adding or subtracting note values. Students collect cards based on who has the highest value and try to get the most by the end of the game!
Bang! Rhythm Game." The game is simple. You take turns drawing cards out of a container. If you can read the sight word you keep the card. If not, the card goes back in. Whoever collects the most cards wins the game. Beware of the BANG cards, though. If you draw one, you have to put back all of the cards you have collected." Concept could be used for anything.