Lesson 1: Once a Man fell in a Well

Children learn the song 'Once a Man Fell in the Well' and use untuned percussion instruments to play the pulse, and imitate specific words from the song before performing as a class

Learning Objectives

  • Saying and clapping the rhythm of my name

  • Singing a song and playing the pulse using my instrument

  • Suggesting how to make different sound effects of the song

  • Taking part in a class performance, singing and, playing the pulse at the same time


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Elizabeth Stafford,  
Music specialist
After a brief spell as an opera singer, Liz embarked on a 20 year careerA job or occupation in one area of work that is undertaken for a long period of time…. in music education; teaching at early years, primary…
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