Learn some Body Percussion with Ollie
Play along with 'The Piano Guys'
This song from 'The Lion King' has some musical notation to follow
Learn about RHYTHM and BEAT
Use objects from home to make up your own rhythmic music Click here for ideas
KS1 Grab a spoon and plastic cup – make some music!
Click here to sing the Robot Rhythm Song
Here are some MUSICAL STORIES to enjoy:
Treasure Island: Part 1 - Skull and Crossbones
Watch the story of 'Peter Pajamas' and listen to the beautiful piano music.
PITCH: Learn about high and low musical sounds
Blob Opera - this is fun!!! Make up your own music
Experiment with high and low sounds at home
High and low notes for Early Years and KS1
LISTEN to 'In the Hall of the Mountain King' by Edvard Grieg. Click here for music
Listen out for: the strings that play the sounds of Peer tiptoeing and running to escape. The tiptoeing sound is an effect called pizzicato where string players pluck the strings of their instrument rather than use a bow.
ACTIVITY: Draw a picture whilst listening to the music. What images and ideas are coming into your head? What colours are you imagining?
Send your picture to your class teacher so that we can upload it on to this page for everyone to see.
Many of Grieg's pieces were based on Norwegian fairy stories and melodies, and he is still Norway's most respected composer. In the Hall of the Mountain King is from his most famous work - Peer Gynt. The character of Peer Gynt is based on a Norwegian folk tale. You can watch the story below.
Edvard Grieg BORN: 1843 in Norway DIED: 1907