Little Donkey - using only two bells and wooden percussion instruments.
Suitable for Nursery, Reception and Key Stage 1 children.
These resources will support your delivery of the National Curriculum for Music.
Little Donkey is a well-known, simple, Christmas song.
For these activities you can have as few as two performers or as many as you like.
Depending on the age, number and/or ability of your children, this lesson can easily be divided into two sessions.
These musical activities teach children to listen very carefully, perform with bells, wooden sounding percussion instruments and stop and to start at the correct times.
Using only two types of untuned percussion instruments and the Christmas song, Little Donkey, these activities will support children in developing their knowledge of instruments, their confidence, their performance and listening skills.
Children learn the definition of percussion family, conductor, chorus and verse.
This pack includes a recording of ‘Little Donkey’, detailed, simple, step by step instructions on how to build and prepare this performance and in addition, there are ideas, tips and extension suggestions.
You do not have to have a musical background to deliver this.