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