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Curriculum Links (Scotland): EX 0-16a, EX 1-16a, EX 2-16a, EXA 0-17a, EXA 2-17a, EXA 0-18a, EXA 1-18a, EXA 1-19a, EXA 2-18a, EXA 2-19a

*** Please note this is still being developed ***
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Activity Play
a

Let's Listen!

This is the backing track for a well known Nursery Rhyme.

Can you listen and guess which Nursery Rhyme it is?

You can also clap along!

b

Work together in groups.

Make a list of your favourite nursery rhymes!

c

Each group

Pick one rhyme from your list.

Each group takes a turn to sing their chosen nursery rhyme.

d

Sing!

Try and sing your nursery rhyme along to the backing track.

Can you make it fit?

Next we'll find out which nursery rhyme it is!

e

It's Old MacDonald!

f

Sing Together!

Sing the traditional version of the nursery rhyme.

h

Discuss!

What things are the same between the new version and the traditional version?

What things are different between the new version and the traditional version?

i

We've got rhythm!

Let's listen to the rhythm.

Can you count   1-2-3-4   1-2-3-4?

We'll help you count along through the first verse.

Can you keep the count going to the end of the song?

j

We've got more rhythm!

We'll continue to count along with the song.

1-2-3-4   1-2-3-4   1-2-3-4

This time you can march/clap/dance along in time!

k

We've got even more rhythm!

Count along, and march along to Old MacDonald!

 

Go even further!

Try playing along with un-pitched percussion:

  • Tambourine
  • Bongo
  • Clap