Lesson 3: Dance, Dance, Dance

In this lesson, children develop their ‘thinking voice’ by internalising the pulse when listening to music

Learning Objectives

  • Playing the rhythm of my own name and my friend’s name

  • Playing in time to the music

  • Holding the pulse


Pulse and rhythm key takeaways

Teacher Video: The name game

This is the same video as shown in Lesson 1

Teacher Video: Favourites song

This is the same video as shown in Lesson 1

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