Lesson 2: Rainforest body percussion

Children work in pairs to practice the ‘Boom, Snap, Clap’ rhythm using body percussion, personalising their sequence with the introduction of a 'stamp'

Learning Objectives

  • Describing a piece of music,

  • Using body percussion to perform a boom clap click sequence and play in time with my partner

  • Recording my rhythm using symbols or words

  • Creating one line of my own sequence using a ‘stamp’

Lesson Plan

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Teacher Video: Rainforest body percussion


Boom Snap Clap Resource
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