Lesson 1: My Favourite Things

To begin the topic, children are shown how to feel the pulse in music and are given the chance to experiment with percussion instruments

Learning Objectives

  • Saying and clapping a rhythm

  • Clapping in time to the music

  • Knowing what the pulse is

  • Singing my favourite food

Lesson Plan

Feeling the pulse
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Pulse and rhythm key takeaways

Teacher Video: My name game

Recognising rhythm in a name

Teacher Video: Favourites song

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Elizabeth Stafford,  
Music specialist
After a brief spell as an opera singer, Liz embarked on a 20 year career in music education; teaching at early years, primary and secondary. After Liz had her daughter, she started her own business Music Education Solutions® Limited; helpingTo…
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