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Oh So Quiet

Posted by [email protected] on September 16, 2018 at 1:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Funny activity to teach dynamics to little ones. My mate Ms Claire taught me this one ;). It's a good oportunity to teach tidying up, sitting and playing in turns

You need rattles or shakers, a circle of kids and this tune cued up.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjIFGaN_iVk




Hickory Dickory Dock with percussion

Posted by majmed200[email protected] on September 5, 2018 at 6:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Everybody knows the song. It's great for counting but lends itself to creat a great percussion soundscape and keep a steady pulse. Use wooden agogos for the tic toc clock FX. Maybe even gongs for the chimes!

Kiana digs FM synthesis

Posted by [email protected] on May 17, 2018 at 2:00 AM Comments comments (1)

I don't do bedtime reading. I do sound design and sequencing. So when Kiana saw my bedtime synth, she wasn't gonna miss out on the fun. She just digs music sooo much!!! :lol:





Where is the Froggy Game?

Posted by [email protected] on January 24, 2017 at 6:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Sometimes teaching singing can be like pulling teeth: kids are just not in the mood. Here's a game that never fails to engage kids. If anything, it will get kids arguaing over who gets to sing.

Have one turn her back to the the class and give a pencil, a book, and a toy frog to three volunteer singers. Sing the song:


(Chorally)

Who's got the pencil?


(Only child with item)

I got the pencil


(Chorally)

Who's got the bo...

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Choose an instrument

Posted by [email protected] on January 8, 2017 at 11:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Choose an instrument is a drum circle game for toddlers. Preteach the names of instruments.

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We Are Going To The Moon For Drums

Posted by [email protected] on January 3, 2017 at 11:50 PM Comments comments (0)



This is a drum circle game where each kid sings her name. Chant and accentuate each sylable with the drum, alternating three loud beats with six softer ones. Good way to refresh memory and the concept tied in to the nursery's science curriculum who are learning about space.



Zoom Zoom ZOom!

We're going to the moon

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