Category: Composition Teaching Tools
Sound stories are fascinating for any and all ages. An easy way to make them more advanced is to reform the language or use a theme that is more appealing to your students. You don’t have to sing for these stories and you can also play a recording of them if talking is considered a…
Apples and Oranges
All children are different; so will your lesson plans. In our Music-in-Nursery-schools terms we will exclude the important and vital basic needs such as food and sleep, and look into developmental needs.
What can babies do
A rough guide for first-time music practitioners / entertainers on what babies (18 months and under) can do physically and some tips and suggestions to making your session plans.
Lesson plan 1: Love our Body
Name of activity Our lovely body Age 0 – 12 months
Finding my voice as an Early Years Music Practitioner
Tips for introverts on managing communication and identifying intent. Personal experience on finding how to be an Early Years Music Practitioner
Music Practitioner or Entertainer
Being an Early Years Music practitioner or Early Years music Entertainer are two different styles of music enlightening, music delivery.
Music For the Early Years
All the way back in the 2010s I worked in a nursery school. At first as a nursery practitioner in the baby room and a few months later I was promoted and my title became something like:
Properties of Sound – Timbre [part 2]
Properties of Sound – Timbre [part 2] When do you introduce contemporary techniques to your students? […] the ambiguity that comes with music…
Properties of Sound – Timbre [part 1]
I often underestimate how choosing the right tone colour can alter, elevate or diminish a music piece. Imagine singing Twinkle Twinkle Little star with a breathy voice, and with a rawring voice
Properties of Sound – Location
We are exploring the properties of sound, introducing creative games that help identify the uniqueness of each instrument. So far we looked into the Envelope , Duration, Loudness, and Pitch. Now we will look at Location. Location refers to the listener’s perspective, in front, behind the listener, etc… The location of a sound is vital…