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How much fun can you have with music and sound? The idea of learning is to practise your skills, widen your knowledge, and most importantly, to have fun! Here are a few lessons that young children might like to sink their musical ears into!
1. Name That Sound
Listen to the sounds in each video and see if you can identify the instruments.
2. Sound Awareness
Have a look and listen in your surroundings for things / animals / sounds that make a…
3. Draw the Music
Close your eyes and listen to the beats in the two music clips. Are they fast or slow? Upbeat or downbeat? How does it make you feel?
Now, on a piece of paper, draw the tempo, rhythm and emotion as you listen to each piece of music again. How will you draw fast music? What does dramatic or scary music look like?
Here’s our example of the first ‘intense’ music:
4. Tongue Twisters
Make up or copy an alliterated sentence and challenge yourself to practise your speech or singing clarity as you repeat it quickly five times.
Here’s ours: Meg messes melodic melodies making musical madness!
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