An example of the music Timeline cards.

Key Stage 1
Music

Listening Games

In this activity your child will use instruments to experiment and create different sounds.

Throughout our five Music topics your child will play games to discover body percussion, make up silly rhythms and enjoy listening to recorded music. Design and create your own musical instruments. This topic contains 5 activities with accompanying activity sheets. In addition, it covers the following key aspects of the National Curriculum in England: Design & Technology, Music, Physical Education and Science.

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    Relation to Curriculum in England: = Design & Technology = Music = Physical Education = Science
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Activity Three - Listening Games

Activity 3
Listening Games

  • A variety of percussion instruments for example:
  • drums
    maracas
    tambourine
    xylophone
    harmonica
    recorder
  • Mu1/1.2 play tuned and untuned instruments musically
  • Mu1/1.4 experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the interrelated dimensions of music

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Activity 1
Body Percussion

Activity One - Body Percussion

Activity 2
Listening Games

Activity Two - Listening Games

Activity 3
Listening To A Range Of Music

Activity Three - Listening To A Range Of Music

Activity 4
Making Musical Instruments

Activity Four - Making Musical Instruments

Activity 5
My Voice

Activity Five - My Voice
Activity Three - Listening Games

Activity Three - Listening Games

Practical Resources:
  • A variety of percussion instruments for example:
  • drums
    maracas
    tambourine
    xylophone
    harmonica
    recorder
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Mu1/1.2 play tuned and untuned instruments musically
  • Mu1/1.4 experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the interrelated dimensions of music
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