Children are able to develop their Composing Skills through a variety of fun, interactive activities which help them to learn about basic notes and create their own music.
They are also able to enhance their Performing Skills with games and activities aimed at encouraging them to sing along, learn about beats and rhythms and understand different musical sounds.
The General Music section helps children to understand how music differs between times and cultures, with examples including Indian music, Welsh music and Bali music. It also includes fun activities aimed at helping Key Stage 1 Music pupils to identify different musical instruments through sight and sound.
Children are able to enhance their skills at Listening and Applying Knowledge and Understanding to music through interactive music activities. The activities encourage children studying Key Stage 1 Music to explore sound, listen to various instruments, sequence music and create their own music.
The resources and activities in the KS1 Music section are in an interactive, online, or printable format that brings a differing dynamic to the subject for children studying at Key Stage 1.
Creating Music - Create your own music and play musical games
Hop Pop Town - An experimental site to encourage children to improvise musical sequences - goto to the main menu.
Juice Bottle Jingles - Play the bottles and create your own music with this excellent site.
Make Music - Music activities from the BBC website.
Music Mania - Interactive musical activities including sing along.
Music Match'em - Interactive activity to match the instrument to the sound.
Musical Symbols Clipart - Clipart can be used for Unit 6 What's the score?
Musically Interactive - Interactive activity about musical notation and beat
Note Clipart - A selection of clipart depicting some basic notes.
Paxton Cat Drums - Eexcellent site where you can play the drums also including a jigsaw puzzle.
Play the Piano - Interactive activity to play the piano.
Playing Cords - Interactive activity where you can create music using different cords.
Undersea Symphony - Online activity to compose music from Disney