EYFS Music: Activities and games for teachers

Ideas for music teaching games and activities for teachers to use in the classroom with primary school pupils

Curriculum notes

These clips are suitable for teaching music at Early Years and Foundation Stage in England, Foundation Stage in Wales, Early Years and Foundation in Northern Ireland and Early in Scotland.

Teacher techniques - (Missing Instruments) Encouraging listening
Teacher techniques - Ha! (Ensemble music)
Teacher techniques - 1, 2, 3, 4 (Teaching basic rhythms)
Teacher techniques - 1 to 10 (Group activities)
Teacher techniques - 8-4-2-1 (Energising children)
Teacher techniques - Do-Re-Mi (Understanding pitch)
Teacher techniques - Swampee (High and low pitch)
Teacher techniques - Pat Pat Clap (Collective pulse)
Teacher techniques - Wizard Hat (Teaching Conducting)
Teacher techniques - Mexican clap (Pulse and coordination)
Teacher techniques - Teaching different pitches
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Teacher techniques - Mirror me (Synchronisation)
Teacher techniques - Forbidden rhythm (Patterns and Attention)
Teacher techniques - Sound detectives (Conducting and Attention)