By integrating music into your classroom, you are introducing a new take on that subject. Music is relating and filled with emotion. When learning about a new culture, why not show your students the music, activities, and customs of that culture.
Teaching Elementary Music: Build sol-mi-la songs that children know. Put 4 beat phrases on sticks. Use color-coded sticks for the different songs and let students work in groups to put sticks in the correct order to reconstruct the song.
Each pin is worth the duration of the note/rest. The Treble and Bass Clefs are worth 2 points/pin. Any teacher can make up his or her own rules. This picture shows two full sets in order to run two games at once.