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Provide opportunities for children to practise developing skills

Musical concepts
Learning is doing

What are three (3) different activities that you could encourage children to do to while they are listening to the beat of the music?


We can use tapping sticks to tap the rhythm of a well known song like ‘Mary had a Little Lamb’ or ‘Where is Thumbkin’. (Both found within Merrily Merrily) Can you think of another well known song or nursery rhyme where you can clap or tap out the rhythm with children? How else might you explore basic rhythm concepts with children?