KS1 Music: Teacher techniques - Composing rhythms

A musical rhythm exercise game for the class for clapping and body percussion.

This video goes through the method of musical rhythm exercises in your music class, from clapping to playing the rhythm with body percussion and instruments.

Curriculum notes

This clip is relevant for teaching music at Key Stage 1 (KS1) in England, Foundation Stage in Wales, Foundation and Key Stage 1 in Northern Ireland and First Level in Scotland.

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