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Music Decor - AQUA AND GRAY - Curwen Solfege Hand Signs, Diatonic & Chromatic

Music Decor - AQUA AND GRAY - Curwen Solfege Hand Signs, Diatonic & Chromatic

Looking for a way to spruce up your room this year? Look no further! The Aqua and Gray collection is for you! When you add a music teacher decoration set your room will shine! This set provides you with solfege posters for your room with the Curwen solfege hand signs! I have included diatonic and chromatic signs in both landscape and portrait versions. The set also includes 4 different skin tones - mix and match as you please! This is included in the Aqua and Gray Music Decor Bundle Included in this File (Download the preview for a closer look at each!): • Solfege hand sign posters in portrait (4 skin tones). • Solfege hand sign posters in landscape (4 skin tones) • Blank versions for you to edit to your needs. • Chromatics with several variations (download preview for more details and list of pitches). • All in 4 per page versions too.
pitchpublications
Orchestra Instruments Posters

Orchestra Instruments Posters

A set of posters showing a various instruments found in an orchestra. See also ‘Orchestra Instruments PowerPoint’. Visit www.knightowleducation.com for more EYFS and KS1 resources.
jbrigg
Orchestra Instruments

Orchestra Instruments

A PowerPoint giving information about the different sections of the orchestra. See also Orchestra Instruments Posters. Visit www.knightowleducation.com for more EYFS and KS1 resources.
jbrigg
The Greatest Showman 10 minute medley

The Greatest Showman 10 minute medley

This is a 10 minute medley that I have edited and produced. It would be great for a school performance or an assembly activity. The songs included (in order) are: The greatest show, Million Dreams, This is Me and Come Alive. There are 3 files to this resource: The Song Sheet the lyrics are in two colours, Black for solo singing parts that can be split to suit your group and Blue for the ensemble parts. The Medley MP3 This is a medley arranged by myself, it is a backing track but the original singers remain for the ensemble parts just to give the kids a bit of help. The Medley with singing MP3 I have recorded the song with vocals to show where the solo parts come in. I performed this medley with KS1 and Lower KS2 children. I split the solo parts into 3-4 lines each child, either alone or in little groups. They had no trouble learning their parts and the added ensemble vocals gave the volume needed for the big chorus parts. Please leave a review and happy singing!
rosie_m
Instruments of the orchestra (22 slides including information, images and interactive activities)

Instruments of the orchestra (22 slides including information, images and interactive activities)

A Power Point presentation (22 slides) containing information about the different instrument families of the orchestra, images of the main instruments in each family, and videos showing solo performances of each instrument. Highly informative and effective. I have used this resource with Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. Pupils have been engaged throughout as they are able to see and hear the instruments being played.
joelle_t_94
Music Colouring Pages: Instrument Families of the Orchestra | Music Colouring Sheets

Music Colouring Pages: Instrument Families of the Orchestra | Music Colouring Sheets

These zentangle-inspired, colouring sheets of musical instruments of the orchestra are perfect for early finishers and sub plans. They are a coloring activity for students needing to wind down. I’ve just added bonus pages, where students label the instruments in each instrument family (see thumbnail above). April 2, 2018 These are great worksheets/activities to use and reuse in your substitute plans because you can color them differently every time. Students can get pretty creative with how they color and texture each page.They will look fabulous on your music bulletin board! There are 42 instrument/family pages and 2 versions of each colouring sheet: The instrument image The instrument image with question boxes where students write in: -Name of instrument -Instrument family Included: •Table of Contents & Coloring Ideas •Brass Family •Baritone •Cornet •French horn •Trombone •Tuba •Woodwind Family •Alto saxophone •Baritone saxophone •Bass clarinet •Bassoon •Clarinet •English horn •Flute •Oboe •Piccolo •Tenor saxophone •Percussion Family •Bass drum •Chime tree/mark tree •Cymbals •Gong •Marimba •Snare drum •Tambourine •Timpani •Triangle •Tubular bells/chimes •String family •Cello •Double bass •Viola •Violin •Keyboard family •Celesta •Piano •Harpsichord •Pipe organ
SillyOMusic
Rock/Pop band pieces

Rock/Pop band pieces

Here are a selection of pieces for rock and pop bands. They includes parts for Guitar (riff and chords), Bass Guitar, Drums, Keyboard/Piano and Vocals (lyrics). Some of the keys have been changed to suit children’s voices/make them easier to play (child friendly keys) Enjoy :)
iamsomewhere
Buzzy buzzy bees! Counting song, adding one more

Buzzy buzzy bees! Counting song, adding one more

Here is a counting song that reinforces adding one more and the flowers and bees graphics boost number bonds. A fun song to sing, especially in the Spring or Summer term, and easy to add actions and movement! Vocabulary includes: one more, numbers 1 to 10. Bees, buzzy, buzzing, flowers, trees, honey.
suebleazard
Rhymes Galore (15) for EY/KS1

Rhymes Galore (15) for EY/KS1

Rhymes to chant, clap, act out and develop, promoting many learning areas: Literacy, Understanding the World, Communication Language, Expressive Arts & Design and Physical Development. Topics: mini-beasts, seaside, stars, castles, busy street, school, big & small, park and windy day. Guidance notes included for all. Save 50% with this bundle!
katewilliams_poetry
Piano Note Finder Snap

Piano Note Finder Snap

Match the musical notes on the piano to their letter names in this game of snap, aimed at young beginners. This game works best with two players. One take the letters and the other takes the piano images. Players must read the letter card and look at the piano image, using the pattern of the black notes to identify which note is highlighted. If the players’ cards match when placed, they can race to snap them! The download includes two versions; a single-sided set that you can print on thin card and a double-sided set that you can print on paper, then fold and laminate.
TeachingWEase
Understanding Western notation

Understanding Western notation

A great resource pack containing: a Powerpoint presentation, workbook and workbook answers. The focus is to develop the pupils understabdibg of Western notaion and the theory behind it.
hindlebank
Space - Writing Frames & Action Rhymes - KS1-2

Space - Writing Frames & Action Rhymes - KS1-2

Shooting stars, planets & aliens feature in these space-themed Literacy activities. There are two action rhymes for EY/KS1 + 3 graded versions of a star picture-poem; for confident/older writers there are 2 fun, illustrated poetry frames of planet and alien respectively. Guidance notes for all. These are my own designs and rhymes, home-produced, hand-illustrated, successfully tested in schools.
katewilliams_poetry
'Hello Star!' Action Rhyme, with intro & development ideas, EYFS/KS1

'Hello Star!' Action Rhyme, with intro & development ideas, EYFS/KS1

This simple rhyme invites exciting whole-body actions, with scope for humour, drama, fantasy and expressive, imaginative movement. It includes a simile that can be exchanged for different ones in follow-on verses. The punchy rhythm and clear rhymes will help children develop an ear for rhyming couplets. While focusing minds on stars in space, it also prepares children for any writing task on the subject. The 1-sheet resource includes suggestions for warm-up and development, and lists of words to prompt for when swapping in new ones. The activity supports the learning areas of Literacy, Expressive Arts & Design, Physical Development, Communication and Language, and Understanding the World.
katewilliams_poetry
Read A Book

Read A Book

This is a song about reading books for Early Years and Key Stage 1 (although Key Stage 2 really like it too!). It has sound effects and a very catchy tune. Perfect for World Book Day. Contains vocal track, instrumental track, piano and vocal sheet music and a PowerPoint of the lyrics.
dguerrard
Musical Futures | 7  Pop Songs

Musical Futures | 7 Pop Songs

Made suitable for Ukulele, Bass, Keyboard and singers. For guitarists, see the instrument chord book I’ve added in. (1) 7 Pop Songs is the Powerpoint in PDF format to ensure all fonts and imagas stay as they were intended. All 7 songs have been shortened slightly, keys changed and everything is labelled the same for Ukulele, Bass and Keyboard. (2) These are the sheets to go with the Powerpoints, easier to print out for in class, concerts… (3) Chord Book - Ukulele, Guitar, Bass and Keyboard with loads of different chords, all labelled to match so pupils can get straight to making music together!
tbrads90
Write a class song!

Write a class song!

This is a 6 week topic that aims to give the children an understanding of the song writing process. This topic is designed to give the children the opportunity to write a song, from scratch, as a class over a six week process. It will help them to develop a good understanding of the process of writing a song, the “musical ingredients” (elements) that are needed and an appreciation of the time and skill that goes into writing a song. The children will develop an understanding of how to structure a song, creating verses, a chorus and the opportunity to compose a bridge/middle 8 as well. You do not necessarily have to be musical to do this but obviously some knowledge would help. It’s a great project for you to use for children who currently play an instrument as well, especially if you have been learning one via the wider opps/first access projects. Instruments can be easily incorporated into the topic. The topic also included opportunities for children to rap and beat box if they are not too keen on singing! The first 1-3 lessons will be spent on writing some verses and a chorus. This will be followed by adding simple accompaniment using class percussion (tuned and untuned) and other instruments your class/children may have been learning how to play. The songs will be kept in C Major/A Minor (Using the common chords C, F, G & Am). This is perfect for their vocal range and for accompanying instruments. Instrumental parts could also be added in between the verses and choruses. By the end of the topic the class with have a complete song that they can record and perform to other years and their parents. Links to curriculum/Possible assessment opportunities: Use the voice expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes Play tuned and untuned instruments musically Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music Experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music Please note: I have used the font AR CHRISTY so you may have to edit some of the slides/fonts.
iamsomewhere
The Elements

The Elements

This is a 6 week topic that aims to teach the main elements of music: Pitch, Tempo, Timbre, Dynamic, Duration, Texture and Rhythm. This is done through listening to music (from Queen to Beethoven), composing songs, moving to sounds and music and creating music compositions using tuned and untuned instruments. Every lesson will focus on an element and explore its importance in music. Tuned and untuned percussion will be used in every lesson to help with this. The children will be given opportunities to improvise and create their own music and sounds. Standard notation will be used to help children develop an understanding of music/rhythm reading. Songs/chants will also be sung to accompany the lessons, developing their singing voices every week. An opportunity for the children to write their own class song will also be used to develop their singing and compositional skills. As well as plenty of compositional and improvisation opportunities, lessons are also inspired by Kodaly/Dalcroze/Orff ideas and methods, allowing children to explore music through sound and movement. Links to curriculum/Possible assessment opportunities: Use the voice expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes Play tuned and untuned instruments musically Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music Experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music Please note: I have used the font AR CHRISTY for a lot of the slides so it may look slightly different!
iamsomewhere
Year 2 Music lesson plan - Graphic Scores

Year 2 Music lesson plan - Graphic Scores

Included is a 3-week lesson plan based on children playing a range of percussion instruments following a graphic score. The planning highlights the Year 2 National Curriculum objectives, lesson objectives, teaching and assessment points. These lessons can be easily adapted and extended to last up to a full half term; this will depend on how quickly the children grasp the idea and understanding of graphic scores. I have also attached the PDF graphic scores, which I used and were a big help! These were taken from traditionalprimarymusic.com The children loved these musical lessons and developed some very good group work and co-ordination skills. Following the teaching and practise, they were able to create their own graphic score by the end of the unit.
rach-831
Animal Songs

Animal Songs

A collection of songs about animals: What’s On The Menu, Mr Fox? A Sad Little Hedgehog. Daddy Long Legs.
jjoates
3 Easy Classical piano songs

3 Easy Classical piano songs

These are my arrangements of Fur Elise, Swan Lake theme and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star for easy piano- they have left and right hand parts written out with letter names above the notes for those who don’t read music. Very popular with KS3 students.
luey_q
Suzuki Violin Task Cards

Suzuki Violin Task Cards

Are you a Suzuki teacher or a parent of a Suzuki student? Then you will love these Suzuki practice task cards! These are 7 cards for a weekly practice challenge. You will get 7 cards easy to print and use right away. These particular cards are designed with themes from Despicable Me. You can use them as a part of your daily practice, assign to your students as a weekly challenge, use at the end of a Suzuki private lesson, the way you can use them are endless. They are guaranteed to make a Suzuki student motivated to practice more!
mimistefanova
We love our toys! Song for KS1, EYFS.

We love our toys! Song for KS1, EYFS.

A fun and easy song all about TOYS! Children in year 1 or Reception will love singing along to this song video to enhance their learning about toys. Teachers can use it as a starter to launch learning or as part of an assembly. Vocabulary includes: football, robots, dolls, play-doh, kites, bikes, teddy, cars, models, marbles, Lego, build, race, roll, squash, kick and hold.
suebleazard
Early Years Christmas Songs & Music

Early Years Christmas Songs & Music

A bundle of early years Christmas songs and festive music activities: Away In A Manger backing track & piano music Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer backing track & piano music Dance Of The Stars & Moon (perfect for a twinkly star or angel dance) What A Lovely Christmas Tree song Selection of musical games for Christmas
FCarpenter
Cut and Stick Orchestra

Cut and Stick Orchestra

Blow the template up to A3 and then photocopy the rest A4. Put children into pairs. One cuts, the other sticks. Children have to cut and stick the names and the pictures of the orchestral instruments. Takes thirty to forty minutes, level around Key Stage 2 although KS3 and KS1 have successfully enjoyed this activity. Perfect for a music cover work or for a unit on the orchestra.
dguerrard
'Daffodils in Spring' Glockenspiel Performance Piece for Key Stage 1 and Lower Key Stage 2 pupils

'Daffodils in Spring' Glockenspiel Performance Piece for Key Stage 1 and Lower Key Stage 2 pupils

Let’s celebrate spring growth! These resources will support your delivery of the National Curriculum for Music. You only need glockenspiels and/or chime bars to perform this. ‘Daffodils in Spring’ is a very simple, four-part melodic composition for glockenspiels and/or chime bars. It is easy to put together and extremely effective; a perfect piece for celebrating spring growth. This piece can be completed in one or two lessons. You can have as few as four players or as many as you like. These musical activities teach children to listen very carefully, play glockenspiels correctly, keep to a steady beat, follow an alphabetical score and perform. Children learn about the percussion family, glockenspiels and chime bars. They are introduced to the musical terms tempo, ostinato and ascending and use the musical sign for gradually getting louder. You do not have to have a musical background to teach this unit. The pack contains detailed, step by step instructions on how to build and prepare ‘Daffodils in Spring’. It includes a power point diagram with all parts and it includes useful hints and suggestions to support your children in performing successfully.
Newtonlab
Story-based cross-curricular resource.

Story-based cross-curricular resource.

A multi-purpose, cross-curricular set of resources based around an exciting and original story, illustrated by a Disney artist. Read the story of ‘How Lion Became King of Tinga Tinga Land’ to your class, watch the PPT and then let your pupils design their own booklets based on the story. Differentiated for Reception - Year 2 and with a number of further cross-curricular activites, ‘How Lion Became King of Tinga Tinga Land’ will inspire your pupils in many ways. Copies of the book are available for £6.99, with a discount on bulk orders. Email me at matthoworth@me.com for further details or orders.
Thatmatt
Favorite Folk Songs-Folk Songs Kids Love

Favorite Folk Songs-Folk Songs Kids Love

This is a bundle of favorite folk songs. The songs are included in separate files and also as one big compilation file. The songs in this collection are: Waltzing Matilda Home on the Range Li’l Liza Jane Oh My Darling Clementine Oh Susannah Polly Wolly Doodle Buffalo Gals Drunken Sailor The Eerie Canal Camptown Races
CloudyDaze
Go to the Doctor's! Song & lesson plans.

Go to the Doctor's! Song & lesson plans.

**This ESL resource effectively teaches useful, functional language at preschool and primary level. The song is funky and fun and kids will be able to express basic ailments and work towards a simple doctor-patient role-play. Lesson plans include circle-time activities, communicative teaching guide and language practice game ideas. This song is also a great tool for preschoolers and primary students with English as a first language.
raefenton1
Story Rap - creative activity

Story Rap - creative activity

Story Rap is an activity to inspire imagination and support musical skills such as keeping a steady beat, improvisation and composition. It gives your pupils the chance to make up their own tales and fit them to a beat in a really fun way! It is very flexible and can easily be related to other topics of study. The pack includes MP3 demonstrations, ideas for development and colourful story boards to share with your students. It is suitable for KS1 and KS2.
hanzieb2
Music Progression and Assessment Maps for Years 1-6

Music Progression and Assessment Maps for Years 1-6

These maps are designed to support music coordinators measure attainment and monitor progress within primary music. The maps provide some guidance and suggestions for activities and assessment linked to the attainment targets of the National Curriculum for Music for each year group. Who are these maps for? The music coordinator and senior management will find them very useful to identify expectations and progress in music across the year groups. Class teachers will find the maps useful guidelines to indicate expectations in music. Familiarity with the attainment targets for music will help ensure that music planning covers the range of activities expected and ensure the breadth of skills are taught across the year. All staff will find them useful to both plan and monitor their music provision for each year group. Why are the maps useful? National Curriculum levels for all subjects ceased from September 2014. Like other foundation subjects, there is no guidance for assessment. Schools need to work out what they want pupils in their schools to be able to do, know and understand in music; these maps will help. These maps will be a good foundation for supporting a school’s tracking and assessment programme. Non specialist teachers teaching class music need plain guidance and support. How can the maps help with planning and assessment? Although these maps are not to seen as check lists, they will give ideas for activities and resources that class teachers can use and adapt. The assessment statements can also help explain/devise/find suitable activities, especially for non-specialist teachers. The ‘I can’ statements are suggestions of attainment for each year group for all abilities. Many schools work with three levels of attainment For example: Working Towards, Working At or Working Beyond Can achieve with some help, Can achieve, Can achieve well Emerging, Established, Embedded The suggested assessment statements in the maps can be adapted to fit any of these criteria if needed. The suggested activities/skills are just that. They are suggestions of the type of activities associated at that level. They may give staff ideas of other activities and resources to use.
Integra
Florence Nightingale Song

Florence Nightingale Song

A song for KS1 learning about Florence Nightingale. Great to launch learning, complement work or as part of a class assembly. This song and many others are also available on my Youtube channel; suebleazard singkids
suebleazard
30 Color-Coded Easy-to-Play Songs for Boomwhackers or Piano!

30 Color-Coded Easy-to-Play Songs for Boomwhackers or Piano!

Children can explore the piano and play their favorite songs, even if they’ve never played before, with this set of 30 Color-Coded, Easy-to-Play Piano Songs! Play by Color was created to help build musical confidence while strengthening color identification and early reading skills! These color-coded song sheets can be used with any piano or keyboard and also work with the Boomwhackers Major Diatonic Scale Pipes and Bells.* This activity requires no prior musical experience and all you need to get started is a piano or keyboard, color printer and some clear tape! Use Play by Color Song Sheets to: ∙ Teach children early music reading and piano skills. ∙ Help build confidence during music therapy. ∙ Encourage your child to play songs on any piano or keyboard you already own. ∙ Create an independent piano or keyboard center. Great for lower & middle elementary too! Instructions and colored rectangles to place on your piano or keyboard are included along with 30 Color-Coded Song Sheets: The Major Scale Hot Cross Buns Mary Had A Little Lamb The Wheels On The Bus It’s Raining, It’s Pouring Baa Baa Black Sheep This Old Man Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star Old MacDonald Had A Farm The Alphabet Song Ten In The Bed A Bear Went Over The Mountain Do-Re-Mi (Doe, A Deer) Amazing Grace Angels Watching Over Me Five Little Ducks The Clean-Up Song The Farmer In The Dell Row, Row, Row Your Boat Do You Know The Muffin Man? I’m A Little Teapot London Bridge is Falling Down When The Saints Go Marching In You Are My Sunshine Ring Around The Rosie Hickory Dickory Dock Hush Little Baby, Don’t Say A Word Pop Goes The Weasel On Top Of Old Smokey Three Blind Mice Children as young as four years old can successfully read the song sheets! An exciting introduction to playing the piano, and an activity that can be used prior to music lessons! Playing the piano has never been so easy and fun! Kids won’t realize they are also practicing early reading and color identification skills! 34 pages + cover & credits page = 36 pages total
vlrynn
A song based on Beep beep Ima sheep. Non specialist friendly. PPT, mp3s, teaching material,notation

A song based on Beep beep Ima sheep. Non specialist friendly. PPT, mp3s, teaching material,notation

This is a nonsense song about animals having identity problems. The sheep thinks that she’s a car and the cow thinks that she’s a dog. There are parts for the untuned instruments to play along with the melody. I got the idea from the tune Beep beep Ima sheep . I asked LiDeuce Deuce, the composer if I could use the words of the title in my song . Normally I would sell my original songs but I promised LiDeuce Deuce (Tod Bryanton ) that I wouldn’t , hence this freebie. Key stage 1 Pupils should be taught to: • use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes • play tuned and untuned instruments musically • listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music •experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music. Included in pack PPT of the animated song with music (Video on YouTube ) Follow up ideas Melody and chords notation A chime bar part notation Chime bar parts pictures Backing track without chime bars Backing with chime bars Vocals
pwilloughby3