Kindergarten practices their independent singing and playing their sol mi pattern with a simple greeting. Students show the rest by tapping the air with their mallets. Sol mi, Sol-mi pattern turns into “Hel-lo Al-ex.” Check out a video here. This is a great check in for solo singing and students who are matching pitch. The kids love to play the big instrument individually. Using the color coded bars with color coded music alphabet notation supports their independent music reading skills.