At the Lego Music center, students create rhythm patterns with pre-marked Lego pieces.
To download a Smartboard file that can be used to prepare students for this center, click here.
I bought flat sheets of Lego base sheets at Wal-Mart, and cut them into strips. I took the (2-bump) Lego pieces and wrote numbers on them (1 to 4) to represent the beats. I put them on the base strip and added 4 bar lines.
I drew on each of the Lego pieces as follows:
Click here to download the worksheet.
Students can then practice playing their rhythm on an instrument.