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Percussion Instruments

Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in music for Key Stage One to teach about playing percussion instruments to produce a range of sounds

  • Seashore Crabs

    Seashore Crabs

    Investigate and perform different ways of playing percussion instruments to represent movements of crabs

  • Farm Life

    Farm Life

    Play percussion instruments in different ways to represent some of the sounds that can be heard on a farm

  • Shaking Sounds

    Shaking Sounds

    Explore how to shake percussion instruments to create a range of different sounds to represent life on a farm

  • Scratching

    Scratching

    Practise playing a range of percussion instruments using different techniques to make scratching sounds

  • Tapping

    Tapping

    Describe some of the sounds that can be made by tapping a range of different percussion instruments

  • Percussion Sounds

    Percussion Sounds

    Explore different ways of playing percussion instruments to create a range of sounds

  • Family Times
    Identify, calculate and record the start and finish times and durations of different family events and experiences using analogue and digital clocks
  • Running Times
    alculate the duration of different sporting events by counting in intervals of five minutes
  • Family Timetables
    Select and record start and finish times and durations of different family events and experiences
  • Bus Times
    Calculate and record the duration of different bus journeys using times to five minutes