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

EYFS, Singing

Exploring Sounds

Following on from last week, I felt the children needed to let loose and have a good explore of the sounds and instruments. So I set up music stations and activities. We started with some warm ups and talked about pitch and we recapped singing our ocean song which includes call & response structure. Then… Continue reading Exploring Sounds