EYFS/KS1 Music: National Pioneers - Wales

Singer Kizzy Crawford tells the story of a girl from Aberaeron, Wales, who stood out from the crowd.

Watch her as she sings alongside a Welsh traditional instrument, the tabwrdd drum. Get your children to find some pots and pans and drum along.

National Pioneers tells local stories of exciting, contemporary musicians and how their lives have changed with music. These stories help explain the history and diversity of music in the UK.

This video is suitable for Early Years Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1. Listening to a wide range of live and recorded music is an important part of the music curriculum.

Learning about local music traditions, performance venues and musicians helps to explore and understand the people and places in their environment.

After watching, why not think about your own music story?

Can you find other songs and instruments related to where you live?

Curriculum notes

This clip is relevant for teaching Music and Geography at at Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and Scotland.

It also suitable for teaching KS1 in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland and 1st level in Scotland.

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