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The Wise Man Built his House upon the Rock - Four music lessons for EYFS and KS1

The Wise Man Built his House upon the Rock - Four music lessons for EYFS and KS1

The Wise Man Built His House upon the Rock These resources will support your delivery of the National Curriculum for Music. A progressive set of four step by step music lessons that work particularly well with EYFS and Key Stage 1 children. These four, easy-to-follow lessons, support children in developing a range of valuable skills including listening, performing, instrumentation and timing. They are based around the story of the wise man and the foolish man. These lessons require children to think about the consequences of actions and predict outcomes. Children also sing, play instruments and perform. You can have as few as four children or as many as you like. Limited musical resources are required. There is a suggested list but you can simply use what you have. The scheme includes a list of suggested resources, detailed lesson plans and a recording of the song. You do not have to have a musical background to use this scheme.

By Newtonlab

*MEGA BUNDLE* - All MR A, Mr C & Mr D Resources!

*MEGA BUNDLE* - All MR A, Mr C & Mr D Resources!

MEGA BUNDLE CONTAINS: The Maths Album The Science Album 40 Lyric Reading Comprehensions Slow Writing Year 3 /4 Writing Knowledge Organiser Year 5 / 6 Writing Know ledge Organiser Year 3, 4, 5 and 6 Science Knowledge Organisers KS2 Reading / Home-School Diary Times Table Rock Star Certificates 4 Literacy Songs (Adjectives, Nouns, Adverbs and Punctuation) www.mracdpresent.com

By mracdpresent

Notation - basic

Notation - basic

This 'easy to use' resource provides step by step instructions for children to learn how to read music. It starts with introducing words with different rhythms. i.e. fly - one, spider - two, caterpillar - 4. Lady-bird has two fast and one slow and Grass- hopper is the same reversed. These rhythms are first clapped and then played on untuned instruments and finally played on tuned instruments using the pentatonic scale of C D E G A. The SMART explains it all. There are sheets with bars for children to compose their own music. I recommend laminating these for multiple use. This resource has a lot of scope and can be used from Year 2 to Year 6 depending on the complexity of the rhythms. I wouldn't recommend years 2 and 3 using tuned instruments at this stage.

By luke_watson

Greensleeves Rhythm - Ukulele

Greensleeves Rhythm - Ukulele

This is designed for the slightly beyond beginner. Compromised of the backing rhythm of Greensleeves. You will have supply the original song or play it yourself. Please note, children will not be taught melody but will provide backing rhythm. Straight forward but will take some understanding of Greensleeves and good timing! Good luck!

By luke_watson

Ukulele-  Pompeii, Bastille

Ukulele- Pompeii, Bastille

This is designed for the slightly beyond beginner. Two parts to be played in unison ( rhythm and melody) Both parts straight forward but will take some understanding of Pompeii by Bastille and good timing! Good luck!

By luke_watson

The Nativity Band (The Christmas Nativity Story told using musical instruments)

The Nativity Band (The Christmas Nativity Story told using musical instruments)

An original re-telling of the Nativity Story giving the children the opportunity to play classroom percussion instruments as well. In the story the 'teachers' ask the children which instruments would best paint a musical picture of the characters in the story. As the instruments are selected and played the characters take centre stage and the story unfolds. The children, teachers and parents from Sacred Heart School in Ware and St Joseph's in Hertford really loved the performances.

By sallykee

Nativity Crackers (A Christmas Musical Nativity Play for KS1)

Nativity Crackers (A Christmas Musical Nativity Play for KS1)

A delightful Nativity Play with a modern day twist. An enlightened Parish Priest determined to make parishioners focus on the real meaning of Christmas hands each family a box of Christmas Crackers as they leave Midnight Mass. These are the 'Nativity Crackers' and each riddle and gift reveals something about the Christmas Story. As the crackers are pulled and the message dawns on the family, they freeze frame and we are transported back in time to the events of the first Christmas Story. The children, staff and parents of two Hertfordshire schools loved this play. The songs in a variety of styles offer much scope for actions, dance and solos and the script can be adapted to suit your needs.

By sallykee

The Magic Nativitree

The Magic Nativitree

This is a Magical Christmas Nativity play in more ways than one. The story starts when the teacher announces that the local priest has asked Years 1&2 to provide a tree for the Christmas Tree Festival in his church but the tree has to tell the story of the nativity. As the children are dispatched to the hall to create their decorations magical things happen when the children put their decoration on the tree. The decorations come alive, sprinkle magic glitter on the children and the song and dance begins. Cohesion is added to the play in the form of the 'Cutting and Sticking Song' which the children loved and the songs are cheerful and varied ranging from the 'Country and Western' style of the 'Animals Song and Dance' to the 'Rock and Roll' genre of the 'Shepherd's Song and Dance.' As the final song says......'The Magic Nativitree.........helps us see.........what Christmas means for you and me.'

By sallykee

Song and Rhyme at Christmas Time (A Simple Christmas Nativity)

Song and Rhyme at Christmas Time (A Simple Christmas Nativity)

A simple re-telling of the traditional nativity with narration in rhyme, acting and singing. The songs are simple with opportunities for dancing and soloists but the addition of actions in the choruses of the songs means that all children feel involved and have a happy and pro-active nativity experience whilst learning about the true meaning of Christmas.

By sallykee

The Littlies Nativity (A Christmas Nativity Play for Playgroups and EYFS)

The Littlies Nativity (A Christmas Nativity Play for Playgroups and EYFS)

A short and sweet chronological re-telling of the Nativity Story using well known children's songs. This was written as a special request from St Joseph's Playgroup in Hertford for their Christmas performance in 2014. The parents loved the children's performance and the playgroup leaders said it helped the children to remember the events leading up to the very first Christmas Day. Great fun was had by all.

By sallykee

Kaleidoscope of Christmas

Kaleidoscope of Christmas

A new and exciting take on the traditional Christmas Story with groups of children representing different colours associated with Christmas. The action begins with a calypso style song simply called 'Kaleidoscopes' where children dance with brightly coloured gymnastic ribbons. The Kaleidoscopes then introduce each colour connection in rhyme and the story unfolds from the song 'Pretty Little Lady Dressed in Blue' to 'Black Night, Black Sheep' and 'Colourful Kings' dressed in purple, orange and turquoise. The children loved this show and sang their hearts out in all the songs from the upbeat rhythmical numbers to the gentle lullabies. The simple script was easy to learn and helped the children understand the real meaning of Christmas.

By sallykee