In Brief: 
Students read rhythms using Blue Jello words and hand signs. They learn to hear, feel, and see rhythm as note groups (like words) rather than individual notes or rests
Demonstrate the ability to keep a steady beat, to perform Blue Jello rhythms and hand signs, and to think and look ahead
Prerequisite Concepts: 
Ability to follow directions
Teacher's Role: 
Sit with students, demonstrating the Blue Jello vocabulary and hand signs. Students quickly recognize rhythms from previous cards and experience making the hand signs
About ten minutes per session (less is okay). Blue Jello cards are repeated many, many times until all the hand signs and rhythms are learned. Then they are repeated some more