Lesson 2: Starting with instruments

Building on their understanding of timbre, children carefully select and play appropriate instruments to help tell the story of The Three Little Pigs

Learning Objectives

  • Responding to hand signals

  • Using one instrument to create different sounds

  • Choosing one sound for a character from the ‘Three Little Pigs’

  • Explaining why I have chosen that sound

Teacher Video: Character voices


Three Little Pigs story events
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