The 1/2 students have been learning to play and say numerous rhythm patterns.
Students love playing the percussion instruments and today they played a musical version of Follow The Leader. Each student got to play one of the many rhythms they have learnt so far and the class would copy them.
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The 3/4 students had a great outdoor lesson today practicing their syncopated rhythms.
Students chose a percussion instrument and went out to our new soccer pitch where they practised playing in time and changing rhythm patterns.Read More »
The year 5/6 and 1/2 students enjoyed playing two of their favourite games in music this week.
The first game is called Moving Detectives. One student is chosen as the leader and one student is chosen as the detective. Students stand in a circle and when the music starts the leader moves to the music and the class copies their dance moves. The detective has three guesses to pick the leader.
The second game is called The Beat Goes Round The Room. In this game students stand in a circle and pass the phrase around the room keeping a steady beat. If they miss a beat they are out! There are a number of variations such as, using funny voices and adding movement.
It was a great day of music lessons with all students demonstrating fair play and expanding their musical skills and knowledge through play.
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