How can you help at home?
creative activities for primary age children. The activities are easy to follow and do
not require any specialist knowledge or equipment. Each activity is led by an artist or
specialist in their field and offers different ways to get creative with classical music.
inspire children to become musicians. Lots of fun resources to explore.
register as a friend to start exploring Sing Up for free
There are fantastic tutorials to teach yourself recorder, guitar, ukulele, piano, keyboard.
There are lots on YouTube (see below) plus these websites are great!
along with the band. Tutorials to help learn the instruments too.
If you don’t have an instrument at home and wish to invest, a ukulele or recorder are both great options: • Ukulele - I recommend a Mahalo MK1 ukulele (usually around £20 on Amazon) • Recorder - make sure it’s a soprano or descant recorder with Baroque fingering. I recommend the Yamaha YRS20BB recorder (usually £9 or less on Amazon)
❖ Listen to a Podcast:
music – and as you’d expect from David Walliams, it’s in a very amusing way!
Recorder Karate - teach yourself to play the recorder
Body percussion - routines to accompany some pop songs
Beatboxing for Kids with Sk Shlomo
❖ Watch a musical or concert – live at home!
❖ Sing & dance to some music
Pick a favorite song and do one of the following:
- Dance /move to the beat
- Sing along (alone or with your family or friends)
❖ Listen to some music & get creative
Try and find a piece you’ve never heard before then:
- Draw a picture that goes with the music.
- Write about how the music makes you feel
- Let your imagination run wild and make up a story inspired by a piece of music
❖ Design and make your own musical instrument
Find some pots and pans or some interesting containers in the recycling and start
making! Ask for your adults permission first!!