Rhythm with Basketball- love this idea! It would also be a great activity if you ever want to do a joint lesson with your gym teacher (we often do that during the end of the year when I get temporarily kicked out of my classroom during SOL testing).
The Third Grade Music Enrichment Class from Greystone Elementary School in Hoover, AL performs "Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes" by Eric Litwin and illustrated by James Dean using Orff instruments. Here's a link to my arrangment -
Bobby Shafto Bobby Shafto's gone to sea, Silver buckles at his knee; He'll come back and marry me, Bonny Bobby Shafto! Bobby Shafto's bright and fair, Panning out his yellow hair; He's my love for evermore, Bonny Bobby Shafto!