The Rhythm In Motion starter kit was created as a sample of the full curriculum. The full curriculum will be available later this year.

  • Starter Kit

    The Rhythm In Motion Starter Kit contains five printed lessons and the digital downloads of their resources and videos.

  • What is Rhythm In Motion

    Drums Alive® Rhythm in Motion is a symposium of the body and mind that explores movement, rhythm, and self-expression, with the celebration of music at its core. The activities presented in the Rhythm in Motion Kit provide an exploratory and creative environment for magic, motion, and music!

  • What is included?

    Each Lesson Includes: •Step-by-step procedures/script for the instructor •Online access to printables, videos, and music •Modifications and advanced challenges (for students with various exceptionalities) •Alignment with National Standards for Physical Education / National Core Arts Standards in Music

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Teacher Manual

    • Welcome to Drums Alive

    • Table of Contents

    • Supported By Scientific Research

    • How to Maximize the Effectiveness of Rhythm in Motion

    • Equipment

    • Safety Rules And Regulations and Disclaimer

    • Rhythm In Motion Starter Kit Contents

    • About The Authors

    • Additional Drums Alive Curricula & Programs

    • Summary

  • 2

    Introduction Lessons

    • 1.1 Non-Locomotor & Locomotor Drumming Skills Lesson Plan

    • 1.1 TCC -Non-Locomotor & Locomotor Drumming Skills

    • 1.1 Non-Locomotor & Locomotor Drumming Skills Lesson Plan (SUPPORTING RESOURCES)

    • 1.2 Non-Locomotor and Locomotor Drumming Skills Assessment FINAL

    • 1.2 Non-Locomotor & Locomotor Drumming Skills Assessment Lesson Plan (SUPPORTING RESOURCES)

    • 1.2 Assessment Rubric Non-Locomotor Locomotor Drumming Skills

    • 1.2 Non-Locomotor and Locomotor Drumming Skills Assessment

  • 3

    Music & Rhythm Lessons

    • 2.1 Rhythm Lid Roundup

    • 2.1 Rhythm Lid Roundup Lesson Plan (SUPPORTING RESOURCES)

    • 2.1 Rhythm Lid Roundup Instructional Video

    • 2.2 Rhythm Lid Grooves

    • 2.2 Rhythm lid Grooves Lesson Plan (SUPPORTING RESOURCES)

    • 2.2 Rhythm Lid Grooves Instructional Video

  • 4

    Choreography Lessons

    • 3.1 Rhythm Dance

    • 3.1 Rhythm Dance Lesson Plan (SUPPORTING RESOURCES)

    • 3.1 Rhythm Dance Part 1 Without Music

    • 3.1 Rhythm Dance Part 1 With Music

  • 5

    Teacher Resource Box

    • NUMBER CARDS (#1 THROUGH #6)

    • RHYTHM CARDS (FULL VERSION)

    • RHYTHM CARD - WHOLE NOTE

    • RHYTHM CARD - HALF NOTE

    • RHYTHM CARD - QUARTER NOTE

    • RHYTHM CARD - EIGHTH NOTE

    • RHYTHM CARD - SIXTEENTH NOTE

    • QUIET AND READY POSITIONS

  • 6

    Teacher Assistance and optional media downloads

    • DRUMTASTIC MUSIC DYNAMIC CARDS

    • DRUMTASTIC DRUMMING TEMPO CARDS

    • DRUMTASTIC BOOKMARK

    • DRUMTASTIC ACRONYM POSTER (TABLOID SIZE - 11 X 17 inches)

    • DRUMTASTIC ACRONYM POSTER (SIZE A4 - 8.27 × 11.69 inches)

    • DRUMTASTIC ACRONYM POSTER (SIZE A3 - 11.69 x 16.53 inches)

    • DRUMTASTIC ACRONYM POSTER Version 2 - Colorful - (SIZE A3 - 11.69 x 16.53 inches)

    • BE DRUMTASTIC POSTER (EXPECTATIONS) (TABLOID SIZE - 11 X 17 inches)

    • BE DRUMTASTIC EXPECTATION INDIVIDUAL SHEETS (STUDENT AGREEMENT)

    • DRUMTASTIC LETTER TO PARENT (SUGGESTED TEMPLATE)

    • DRUMTASTIC PERMISSION SHEET (SUGGESTED TEMPLATE)

    • RIM Assessment Dot Cards (USA)

    • Blank Assessment Rubric

    • Rhythm Lid Grooves Sheet Music

  • 7

    DRUMTASTIC Music

    • 1 Sensation de Samba (Drumming Fun)

    • 2 Kids Drum Oh Yeahhhhh (Drumming Fun)

    • 4 Snake Charmer Fast 130 Bpm (Drumming Fun)

    • 5 Drum Dance (Drumming Fun)

    • 1 Whole Note

    • 2 Half Note

    • 3 Quarter Note

    • 4 Eighth Note

    • 5 Sixteenth Note

    • 2 Latin Percussion

  • 8

    Drumming Cards and Formation Cards

    • 06-FIT_CLIXX__DRUMMING_Circle-Walk-Left

    • 07-FIT_CLIXX__DRUMMING_Circle-Walk-Right

    • 05 ONE-DRUM-DRUMMING-CIRCLE-SIDE-SLIDE-LEFT

    • 06 ONE-DRUM-DRUMMING-CIRCLE-SIDE-SLIDE-RIGHT

    • 07 ONE-DRUM-DRUMMING-CIRCLE-WALK-LEFT

    • 08 ONE-DRUM-DRUMMING-CIRCLE-WALK-RIGHT

    • 09 ONE-DRUM-DRUMMING-DOUBLE-BEATS

    • 15 ONE-DRUM-DRUMMING-FLOOR-BEATS

    • 19 ONE-DRUM-DRUMMING-OVERHEAD-CLICKS

    • 26 ONE-DRUM-DRUMMING-RUMBLE-RIGHT

    • 25 ONE-DRUM-DRUMMING-RUMBLE-LEFT

    • 27 ONE-DRUM-DRUMMING-RUMBLE-RIGHT AND LEFT

    • ONE-DRUM-DRUMMING-SINGLE-BEATS-LEFT

    • 38 ONE-DRUM-DRUMMING-SINGLE-BEATS-RIGHT

    • 39 ONE-DRUM-DRUMMING-SINGLE-BEATS-RIGHT AND LEFT

    • 19 TWO-DRUM-SPLIT-DRUMMING-JUMPING-JACKS

    • 33 THREE-DRUM-DRUMMING-SIDE-DRUM-LEFT

    • 34 THREE-DRUM-DRUMMING-SIDE-DRUM-RIGHT

    • 35 THREE-DRUM-DRUMMING-SIDE-DRUM-RIGHT AND LEFT

    • 02-FORMATIONS B&W 1(DRUMSETS-WINDOWS)

    • 03-FORMATIONS B&W 1(DRUMSETS-SCATTERED)

    • FORMATIONS B&W 1(LARGE CIRCLE)

    • 16-FORMATIONS B&W 1(LARGE CIRCLE DRUM SETS)

    • 38-FORMATIONS B&W 1(FITCLIXX-SCATTERED)

    • 20 ONE-DRUM-DRUMMING-POWER-LUNGE-L

    • 21 ONE-DRUM-DRUMMING-POWER-LUNGE-R

    • 22 ONE-DRUM-DRUMMING-POWER-LUNGE-RL

    • 30 ONE-DRUM-DRUMMING-SIDE-DRUM-L

    • 31 ONE-DRUM-DRUMMING-SIDE-DRUM-R

    • 32 ONE-DRUM-DRUMMING-SIDE-DRUM-RL

    • 28 ONE-DRUM-DRUMMING-SIDE-BEATS

    • 29 ONE-DRUM-DRUMMING-SIDE-CLICKS

Pricing with explanation

Our $60 kit includes a Printed Manual and Lesson Plans plus shipping with digital resources. The $35 kit includes the same resources but with only digital access.

Printed Version

Digital kit