Rhythm Rain Storm


  • Age: Any
  • Time: 5-10 mins
  • Skills: None
  • Materials: None
  • Outcomes: Regardless of music abilities, all can be involved. Inclusive of all music genres


  1. Have your group sit in a circle with you and close their eyes.
  2. The facilitator begins the rhythm game by rubbing their palms together to make a swooshing sound. Ask participants to follow.
  3. Once everyone has joined in, begin snapping your fingers in rhythmic pattern.
  4. As everyone joins in, pat your legs rhythmically faster and faster.
  5. As the storm reaches its peak, stomp your feet on the floor. Allow the storm to brew for a minute or two before repeating all of the actions backwards until the storm comes back to just the quiet swooshing sound.