A resource pack to support music in the Early Years
This pack has been designed for ages 3-5 although it could be incorporated into music lessons throughout KS1 and for younger children.
The pack includes:
A set of coloured percussion instrument flash cards with instrument names on and without.
Junk material challenge cards such as 'Can you make an instrument that makes a loud sound?', 'Can you make an instrument to shake' etc.
Flash cards with pictures of children with suggestions for singing in different ways.
A collection of decorated song sheets with songs and rhymes to encourage exploring sounds and instruments plus ideas on how to use them.
A collection of decorated song sheets with new and familiar songs for the children to learn.
A set of nursery rhyme cards along with props to print and laminate to use when singing the rhymes.
A collection of pictures to print and add to a bag to make a singing sack where the children can choose a picture and sing the song.
Sound word flashcards such as 'ting' and 'bang'.
Instrument display pictures with photos of different instruments.
Power point- an interactive Power point to listen to the sound and choose the correct instrument that made the sound and find out if they were right or wrong.
Power point bingo- print the instrument board and click on a star to hear the sound and then see the picture. The person to cover all of their instruments first wins the game.
Rhythm cards with a minibeast theme- clap or play the rhythm of the words and then use the smaller cards to make your own rhythms to copy.
Colouring pictures of some different instruments.
Flashcards of different ways to play instruments such as 'blow' and 'shake'.
A matching pairs game to match the musical instruments.
A collection of picture cards for children to make the sounds of the animals, vehicles etc using their mouths or instruments.