Everybody starting out playing guitar goes through this stage; dropping your plectrum into the acoustic guitar hole.
The junior school have been using beanbags to work on coordination skills.
The junior school has been creating repeated rhythms using the iPad app, Drop Dots.
Years 3, 4 and 5 are progressing through a unit of Keyboards and using the music apps, Beat Boss, Beatwave and Blocs Wave.
Boomwhackers are a fun part of music. The children get to practice playing with their classmates whilst keeping beat and playing the rhythms.
The Year 2’s and 3’s have been looking a percussion and rhythm. They use Toms, Tambourines and Triangles/Shakers to recreate classic rock beats from drum kits. Using either Glockenspiels or Keyboards, they create a simple 3 note rhythm to accompany the beat.
Did you prefer to play a part of the beat, or the rhythm?