EYFS / KS1 Music: Teacher techniques - Forbidden rhythm

Teach your class how to develop a sense of pulse and rhythm with this music game.

Forbidden rhythm is a game that helps the class develop a sense of pulse as a group.

The game involves you clapping a rhythm and the class to repeat it back to you.

Curriculum notes

These clips are 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.

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