EYFS, KS1, Steel pans

Steel Pan Summer

First day back for me and first day on Steel Pans with Foundation and second with Year 1. I really wanted them to have fun exploring the sounds, listening to creating harmonies and keeping a steady beat. I worked with smaller groups in Foundation and we firstly sung our Gentle Hands song and clapped along… Continue reading Steel Pan Summer

EYFS, KS1, Singing, Steel pans

Steel Pans; introduction

We were lucky to be joined today by Elfyn from DMEH joined us for the first session with Year 1 today. We had a little introduction to the history of the pans, how to hold and play with the beaters (gently) and then had a go at finding some notes.  We sung two songs to… Continue reading Steel Pans; introduction