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Issue 147: A Recorder lesson, but with NO recorders

I was half expecting this to happen; first lesson with a new year 2 class, and the recorders weren’t ready. They were going to re-use the recorders from last term’s lessons, but what with one thing (Christmas Nativity Shows) and another … Continue reading

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Issue 88: Boomwhackers in Sunday School

Now, this is something I did in Sunday School in church this morning, but before you skip straight to the next post because you are not interested or involved in church, stay with me just a moment longer. My “topic” … Continue reading

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Issue 31: Morse Code Composing

Morse Code Composing Step 1 Children code up words using vocal sounds “dit” for dots and “dah” for dashes. Start with their own names; then play a game where you choose a category eg animals, and children code up an … Continue reading

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Issue 23: Words and Music

Several primary school music schemes that I have used include extracts of “Stripsody” by Cathy Berberian as a starting point for creative work. (Music Express year 5 and the Oxford Music Scheme part 2). Here’s a very rough description of the … Continue reading

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