There's lot of fun to be had at home with Music. Music can help to get you moving, lift your mood and motivate you. You may already have favourite bands or artists you could listen to.
♦ put the radio on - listen to songs and sing along
♦ play music by your favourite artist
♦ imagine you're a rock star using a hairbrush for a microphone
♦ write and perform your own song or rap to your family
♦ or try to make basic beat-box sounds
Mrs Allen-Brown can't be with you in person at this difficult time but she is making a video each week so that you can sing with her and keep learning your favourite songs. A new video will be uploaded to our Music portal each Monday. If you normally sing with Mrs AB, you'll be send the details of how to log in to this portal.
Mr Pierce who you all know from his workshops in school has created a Music Home Learning Hub for us. You'll find lots of activities to try out, plus the tracks and lyrics from the Big Sing for you to use at home and some stories and poems for you to listen to.
We are members of Sing Up . From today they have launched a fresh new Sing Up at Home area on their site. This space will be totally free and accessible to parents and families www.singup.org/singupathome. They will be uploading fresh videos and resources for pupils and families to make the most of singing whilst at home.
There are also some great resources to take a look at online, including:
BBC Teach 'Bring the Noise' - suitable for all ages
BBC 'Play it' Get started experimenting with music suitable for all ages
School Radio suitable for all ages
Dallas Symphony Orchestra Kids Zone all sorts of interactive resources for learning about instruments of the orchestra.
Ten pieces at home takes a classical piece of music and provides in depth learning
Ten pieces trailblazers approx.. 40 video resources for exploring orchestral pieces featured.
You don't need a musical instrument to make music. You might want to take some inspiration from STOMP! who are an internationally known group who make music out of everyday items then find ANYWHERE and EVERYWHERE. You could send your recordings to your class teacher.