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Unruly Music Junior: A Mix of Music and Splat Fun

Unruly Music Junior: A Mix of Music and Splat Fun

Unruly Splats offers a unique and engaging way to introduce students to the fundamental elements of music, blending hands-on experience.   

In this innovative music course, students will learn to understand musical concepts such as rhythm, melody, and dynamics through active participation. They’ll recognize various instruments and explore global music from a variety of cultures. Using Unruly Splats, students will stomp to music on the Unruly floor tiles to create musical patterns and sequences, effectively turning the classroom into an interactive musical playground.

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  • About Unruly Music Junior: A Mix of Music and Splat Fun

    In this innovative course, students will explore music through movement using Unruly Splats!

    Unruly Splats are programmable floor buttons that light up, make sounds, and allow students to play active games and create music through block-based coding. Through engaging activities, students will connect movement to music concepts such as rhythm and beat, identify various instrument families, and explore music from cultures around the world. This immersive, multi-sensory experience combines play and technology, turning the classroom into an interactive musical playground. By blending music and movement with coding, students will enhance their understanding of musical fundamentals, foster creativity, and develop cross-curricular skills in a fun and dynamic way.

  • Focus Areas

    Music & Movement: Students will explore the fundamental concepts of music through active participation, using Unruly Splats to connect rhythmic patterns with physical movement. This hands-on approach fosters a deeper understanding of rhythm and beat while enhancing coordination and creativity through dance and play.

    Music Around the World: Students will embark on a global musical journey, discovering diverse instruments and musical styles from different cultures. Using innovative technology and interactive activities, they will learn to appreciate and create music that reflects the rich tapestry of sounds from around the world.

  • Mastering Rhythmic Movement

    Students will identify and recreate rhythmic patterns through interactive movement activities, using Unruly Splats to enhance their understanding of tempo and beat.

  • Instrument Identification and Appreciation

    Students will recognize instruments from various instrument families, learning to distinguish their unique sounds and understand their roles in different musical compositions.

  • Cultural Musical Exploration

    Students will explore and perform simple songs, dances, and musical games from a variety of cultures, gaining an appreciation for global musical diversity and traditions.

Sample Lessons

These lessons offer a glimpse into the energetic and engaging world of Unruly Music Junior, where students can dive into the fun of musical expression. This educational adventure combines rhythmic excitement with drumming and clapping, the joy of singing and playing instruments, and the creativity of dance and movement using Unruly Splats.

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Splat Beats: Rhythm in Motion

Dive into the world of rhythm with Unruly Splats! In this lesson, students will learn to create and follow rhythmic patterns by stomping on programmable floor buttons, combining music with fun physical activity.

Melody Makers: Singing and Playing with Splats

Explore the beauty of melody as students sing popular songs and play instruments like xylophones, all while integrating the interactive elements of Unruly Splats to enhance their musical experience.

Dance Party: Express Yourself Through Movement

Get ready to move and groove! This lesson encourages students to express themselves through dance, using Unruly Splats to create dynamic dance routines that align with various musical genres.

Global Grooves: Music Around the World

Travel the globe through music! Students will explore instruments and musical styles from different cultures, using Unruly Splats to replicate and create rhythms that celebrate the diversity of world music.

Finale Showcase: Splat-tastic Performance

Prepare for a grand finale where students showcase everything they've learned. This lesson focuses on rehearsing and perfecting a group performance, combining their skills in rhythm, melody, and dance to create a vibrant, collaborative presentation that highlights their musical journey.

Course Format

Our curriculum is designed to blend the dynamic structure of afterschool programs with the proven 5E instructional model—Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, and Evaluate.

Each phase is crafted to captivate and retain student interest, fostering a seamless and enriched learning experience.

- We start with the "Engage Phase" to spark curiosity with captivating visuals and prompts.

- In the "Explore Phase," students set out on their educational journey with clear objectives, supported by an environment that embraces learning from mistakes.

- The "Explain Phase" delivers foundational knowledge that is often cross-curricular in nature.

- The "Elaborate Phase" involves hands-on projects and activities, with bonus crafts and literacy integrations.

- The journey culminates in the "Evaluate Phase," where students reflect on their achievements and connect their learning to real-world applications.

This structured yet flexible approach ensures every student benefits from a comprehensive, engaging, and reflective educational experience.

Our Instructors Are Our Top Asset

At BAM!, our vision for innovative K-8 education extends beyond just curriculum; it encompasses the educators who bring that curriculum to life. Selecting & training our educators is a continuous and meticulous process, ensuring they are not just equipped with subject matter expertise but also the skills to inspire and connect with students on a personal level.

  • 100% adult educators recruited from prestigious universities ( No CITs at BAM!)
  • Highly refined interview and background check process 
  • Extensive training that goes well beyond curriculum & classroom management
  • Ongoing year-round opportunities to teach in our summer camp. After-school, and structured recess programs.

We celebrate your success!

Upon the conclusion of your child's program, they will be presented with an official Brains & Motion Education certification.