Play It!: EYFS / KS1 Music

Play the music and join in with Bring the Noise: Play it!
game

Welcome to Play It!

Get started with Play It! and explore the different elements that make up a song, play or clap along with the music and make then listen back to your own version of songs

Play It! contains five songs with more to come soon.

Get musical with I am a Robot, Hands in the Air, Take You Home, Be in the Band and Bring the Noise.

Follow the in game instructions to explore the three different modes.

This tool is suitable for both teachers in the classroom and children to use independently.

Play It! is suitable for teaching music at EYFS and Key Stage 1 in England, Foundation in Wales, Early Years and Foundation KS1 in Northern Ireland and Early and First Level in Scotland.

Teacher resources

There are lesson plans for each of the songs in Play It!, to aid teaching in the classroom.

Click on the download link to access each lesson plan.

DOWNLOAD: Be in the Band lesson plan - Key Stage 1

No instrument required for this body percussion exploration of sounds. Learn about pulse, rhythm and playing as an ensemble. Curriculum links: PSHE

DOWNLOAD: Bring the Noise theme lesson plan - Key Stage 1

No instrument required for this body percussion exploration of sounds. Learn about pulse, rhythm and playing as an ensemble.

DOWNLOAD: Hands in the Air lesson plan - EYFS

Singing and exploring body percussion with keep feel and moving to the beat. With call and response activities get your children to learn about rhythm, rhyme and pulse. These activities promote self-confidence, self-esteem and making relationships. Curriculum links: Literacy, maths

DOWNLOAD: Hands in the Air lesson plan - Key Stage 1

Singing and exploring various body percussion sounds with a 'Mirror Me' game. These activities will help children develop a collective sense of pulse. Curriculum links: Biology and PE

DOWNLOAD: I am a Robot lesson plan - EYFS

These activities focus on understanding of the world, communication and language, self-confidence, self-awareness, moving and handling and promote reading and writing. No instruments are needed for this lesson. Curriculum links: Literacy, PE

DOWNLOAD: I am a Robot lesson plan - Key Stage 1

Explore musical instruments, their sounds and musical families. Curriculum links: Science

DOWNLOAD: Take You Home lesson plan - Key Stage 1

Get your children to compose and explore sounds, no musical instruments needed for this lesson. Curriculum links: Literacy, geography

DOWNLOAD: Take You Home lesson plan - SEND

Supporting SEND pupils through music to engage with movement and working with others. Rhythm, using instruments to create sounds and moving to music.This lesson plan is suitable for students with speech and language difficulties. Curriculum links: Science, drama, dance, literacy