Tag Archives: warm up

Issue 112: Coffee and a Chat

Here’s a nice little warm-up activity, for exploring all kinds of musical elements including improvisation and dynamics. Everyone sites in a circle. In the middle you have two instruments. They can be anything; I often use a couple of xylophones or … Continue reading

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Issue 45: The Shark Song

If you are looking for something to teach in a hurry for an end-of-term concert, look no further than “The Shark Song” I learnt this song a couple of years ago from a year 4 Wider Opportunities class which had … Continue reading

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Issue 10: The Lokey-Cokey (Or “Left hand on Top”)

Hands up if you know the “Hokey Cokey”? Here’s a version to sing as a warm-up before clarinet and recorder lessons: WORDS ACTIONS You put your Left Hand in Put your left hand in You put your Left hand out … Continue reading

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