In the Apple Tree percussion activity can be done with any non-pitched percussion instruments or with just your hands (clapping and variations on clapping). In the Apple Tree is a traditional fall poem and our version focusses on steady beat and striking, rolling, and rubbing on the top of a drum. We think this resource would be great in a general classroom as well as a music classroom! If you like this, check out our music fundamentals stories Tempo: The Story of Largo, Andante, and Allegro
and Forte and Piano
and their included activities!