Practice showing beat and rhythm.
Pat to the beat of a song and clap to the words to show rhythm.

1st Grade-
Identify the tone color of a song (what instruments and voices you hear in the music.
Clap all the phrases (a music sentence- when the singer takes a breath, clap at the end of each phrase)

2nd Grade
When listening to songs at home, try and decide what the form of the song is. Remember each song begins with A.