Instruments

Activity ideas and downloadable resources to use in your instrumental lessons and clubs.

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The Bear and the Piano

The Bear and the Piano

Use this beautiful picture book by David Litchfield as the starting point for a wide range of cross-curricular activities! Explore our teaching ideas linked the The Bear and the Piano.
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Printable Keyboards

Printable Keyboards

A set of piano keyboard and melody bell templates to use in your music lessons.
2 - 16
Recorder Club Banner

Recorder Club Banner

A free banner to use on a recorder club display board.
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Musical Instruments Posters

Musical Instruments Posters

A collection of posters showing different musical instruments.
7 - 11

Egyptian Soundtracks

Explore the soundtrack to an Egyptian film... where you decide what is happening.
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Instruments Banner

Instruments Banner

An 'Instruments' banner to use on your classroom display boards.
5 - 11

Everyday Instruments

Use everyday classroom objects as instruments and get your children to use them to perform various rhythms.
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Naming Instruments Activity

Naming Instruments Activity

Can your children name the instruments in these photos?
7 - 11

Identify the Instrument

A super activity which encourages listening skills whilst developing knowledge of instruments and different timbre.
5 - 16
Sorting Instruments Activity

Sorting Instruments Activity

Can your children sort these instruments into different categories?
5 - 11

Introducing Instruments

An interesting way of introducing instruments to children in a structured way.
2 - 5
Sounds

Sounds

A useful worksheet which asks children to identify how different instruments make sounds.
7 - 11

Notes on a Keyboard

Help children to learn the notes of the keyboard more quickly with these techniques.
5 - 11

Visual Cues to Stop Playing!

When introducing instruments, use visual cues to get children to stop playing and to save your voice!
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Guitar Club Banner

Guitar Club Banner

If you have a guitar club at your school, make a display board and use our free printable banner!