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Musical Actions Reading Activity - EYFS Literacy

Musical Actions Reading Activity - EYFS Literacy

Create a fun reading activity by pairing these cards with a set of percussion instruments. Encourage the children to decode each sentence and see if they can create each type of sound. This resource supports the following learning objectives: Children read and understand simple sentences. (ELG)

By PlanitTeacher

Dance / Action Song "The Hokey Pokey" plus STEAM Worksheets

Dance / Action Song "The Hokey Pokey" plus STEAM Worksheets

Let’s get the kids MOVING! Who knew you can address Science, Math, Language Arts, Physical Education, Art AND Music with “The Hokey Pokey”? Abbreviated Objectives: SCIENCE: ID Parts of the Human Body (Action & Worksheet) MATH: Count how many Human Body Parts / Shapes (Worksheets) LA: Practice Reading & Spelling the words associated with the Parts of the Human Body (Worksheets) PE/Dance: Movement & Direction (Action) Art: Color / Shape (Action & Worksheets) Music: Listening & Moving Rhythmically to the Steady Beat / (optional) Singing (Action) No specific Music Skills are required to teach the Dance activity. The Dance / Action Movements focus on developing Body RHYTHM, practice in SEQUENCING, FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS using BASIC NON and LOCO MOTOR MOVEMENTS and SIMPLE DANCE STEPS Dance Activity is presented in Lesson Format: Objective and Step By Step Procedures to minimize prep. MP3 Include: Original Accompaniment Arrangement – No Vocals (Rock Style) Also Included: Song Lead Sheet with Lyrics Song Lyric Sheets (Traditional and Non-Traditional Lyrics Option) Human Body Part Visual Cue Cards These Visual (Picture) Cards are very helpful for learning. Use them to CUE the next Body Part Movement. Hold the cards up and have the students ID the Body Part. Place the cards in a pocket chart or hold them up before the next verse. There are 2 Sets of Cards: Set 1 contains FULL Page Color Illustrations Set 2 contains FULL Page Color Illustrations and their corresponding Words Each Individual Picture Card Measures 8 ½ x 11 Great for General Classroom Teachers, PE Teachers, Music Teachers, Substitute Teachers and After School Programs! Kid tested and approved! Enjoy and Have Fun “Cuttin’ A Rug”! ♫Donna Marie♫

By DonnaMarieClancy

Let’s make a man - An interactive Senses song for early years’ learners (0-5 year olds)

Let’s make a man - An interactive Senses song for early years’ learners (0-5 year olds)

At last! Musicbuds is here offering an exceptional range of original and well-crafted resources underpinning common musical objectives whilst focused on prominent EYFS themes. Aimed at all Early Years’ practitioners from class teachers, music specialists, teaching assistants, playgroup leaders to EAL and SEND support teachers. This interactive song introduces the five Senses and their functions. Its bright mood - in a rock ’n’ roll style - gets both children and adults moving to the beat! Can be used as a stand-alone song to support learning in a Science lesson on the Senses or Song 4 in our 30-minute music and movement session. Each song includes: 1) A comprehensive lesson plan -highlighting EYFS and Music objectives covered -directions on classroom management -recommended list of props/visual aids -ideas for Extended learning  -inclusive planning for children with EAL/SEND profiles -different ways to deliver the material from Music/EYFS perspectives -formatted to allow easy cut-and-paste options into planning documents 2) Audio tracks - vocal & backing 3) Sheet music - for piano & guitar 4) Lyrics  -teachers’ lyrics with directions for classroom management  -children’s lyrics suitable for a Songbook

By Musicbuds

We’re making soup - An interactive food song for early years’ learners (0-5 year olds)

We’re making soup - An interactive food song for early years’ learners (0-5 year olds)

At last! Musicbuds is here offering an exceptional range of original and well-crafted resources underpinning common musical objectives whilst focused on prominent EYFS themes. Aimed at all Early Years’ practitioners from class teachers, music specialists, teaching assistants, playgroup leaders to EAL and SEND support teachers. This song can be used to help children to identify and name common vegetables from their own part of the world; to support children learning how to take turns; to support a topic on Healthy Eating/Food/Harvest/Cooking or as part of a story book topic such as The Enormous Turnip or Pumpkin Soup. The rhythmical interjections encourage the children to add their intuitive actions to the song at appropriate moments. Can be used as a stand-alone item or as Song 3 in our 30-minute music and movement session. Each song includes: 1) A comprehensive lesson plan -highlighting EYFS and Music objectives covered -directions on classroom management -recommended list of props/visual aids -ideas for Extended learning  -inclusive planning for children with EAL/SEND profiles -different ways to deliver the material from Music/EYFS perspectives -formatted to allow easy cut-and-paste options into planning documents 2) Audio tracks - vocal & backing 3) Sheet music - for piano & guitar 4) Lyrics  -teachers’ lyrics with directions for classroom management  -children’s lyrics suitable for a Songbook

By Musicbuds

On the count of three  - A percussion song for early years’ learners (0-5 year olds)

On the count of three - A percussion song for early years’ learners (0-5 year olds)

At last! Musicbuds is here offering an exceptional range of original and well-crafted resources underpinning common musical objectives whilst focused on prominent EYFS themes. Aimed at all Early Years’ practitioners from class teachers, music specialists, teaching assistants, playgroup leaders to EAL and SEND support teachers. This song teaches instrumental discipline to very young learners - when to play and ( almost more importantly!) when not to play. Watch their eager anticipation as they count together before playing. Can be used as a stand-alone instrument song or as Song 11 in our 30-minute music and movement session. Each song includes: 1) A comprehensive lesson plan -highlighting EYFS and Music objectives covered -directions on classroom management -recommended list of props/visual aids -ideas for Extended learning  -inclusive planning for children with EAL/SEND profiles -different ways to deliver the material from Music/EYFS perspectives -formatted to allow easy cut-and-paste options into planning documents 2) Audio tracks - vocal & backing 3) Sheet music - for piano & guitar 4) Lyrics  -teachers’ lyrics with directions for classroom management  -children’s lyrics suitable for a Songbook

By Musicbuds

Class Meditation Mindfulness MP3 and Worksheets

Class Meditation Mindfulness MP3 and Worksheets

This is the MP3 and worksheet version of Soundscapes Mindfulness Music. It includes 3 Mindfulness Meditation tracks Beach Sounds Park Café Atmosphere Nature Sounds All 3 tracks are around 5 minutes in length and feature sounds and gentle music for students to listen and be mindful for a while. There are worksheets included with writing exercises about what they heard (Hand out after so as not to distract). There are also some other printable mindfulness exercises included in this bundle. There is also a PowerPoint version of this activity available for sale in my store.

By suzeyuill

Kids Quiz - Name the Cartoon Character!

Kids Quiz - Name the Cartoon Character!

A quick, easy and fun quiz sheet where pupils have to name as many cartoon characters as they can. Great for filling in time at the end of term or other general activity time. Ideal for Primary age. Answers provided.

By maths_and_quizzes

Learn at Chester Zoo - Sing for Songbirds Singalong

Learn at Chester Zoo - Sing for Songbirds Singalong

SING FOR SONGBIRDS Singalong Song Sing it out, sing it strong! Songbirds of Indonesia are being taken from their natural habitats in South East Asia and the forests are becoming silent. By learning this song you will already be helping to create more awareness about these beautiful birds and inspire young conservationists to act for wildlife. Follow the lyrics on screen and get your whole class singing along to our Sing for Songbirds song. Music and lyrics by Ashley Fayth. Performed by Ashley Fayth. You'll be singing it for days! Curriculum links: Music Science Geography

By learnatcz

National Days Bundle - Part 2

National Days Bundle - Part 2

There are so many different national days to celebrate throughout the year. I have created presentations about a wide range of them. These could be used as displays, or as an excellent starting point for a discussion about the day's topic. This is part 2 of a 2 part series. These could also be used as part of a set of school assemblies.

By peterfogarty