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Instruments

Instruments:
  • Introducing Instruments - An interesting way of introducing instruments to children in a structured way.
  • Everyday Instruments - Use everyday classroom objects as instruments and get your children to use them to perform various rhythms.
  • Visual Cues to Stop Playing! - When introducing instruments, use visual cues to get children to stop playing and to save your voice!
  • Identify the Instrument - A super activity, which encourages listening skills, whilst developing knowledge of instruments and different timbre.
Music Banner
Music Banner
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Instruments Banner
Instruments Banner
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Musical Instruments
Musical Instruments
(1 per page)
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Musical Instruments
Musical Instruments
(4 per page)
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Musical Instruments
Musical Instruments
(2 per page)
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Sorting Instruments Activity
Sorting Instruments
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Naming Instruments Activity
Naming Instruments
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Listening to Music:
  • Words, Instruments, Pictures Word Document - Use these sheets to get children to REALLY listen to music. Ask them to write 3 words in the top section that describe the music (scary, happy etc), the names of 3 instruments they could hear in the piece in the next section, and in the bottom row they can draw three relevant pictures. ENJOY! Contributed by Gary Hughes.
  • Musical Words and Pictures Word Document - Children listen to a chosen piece of music and respond in words and pictures. Contributed by Catherine Mitri.
  • The Canoe Trip PDF File - Download the MP3 below and use these accompanying ideas in lots of different curriculum areas. Contributed by Picture the Music.
  • The Canoe Trip MP3 file - An audio soundscape linked to the above resource. Contributed by Picture the Music.
  • Rain Dance - Make the sounds of a rainstorm in your classroom.
  • Mood Music! - Listen to a variety of types of music, and discuss the mood they suggest.
  • Face and Place - Encourage children to think about the music they are listening to, using this simple technique.
  • Egyptian Soundtracks - Explore the soundtrack to an Egyptian film... where you decide what is happening.
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