KS1 Music: Instruments Together - 1. Tip tap, tickle-tickle, bip bap, bong!

The song is about percussion instruments - including the percussion sounds we can make with our own bodies.

1. Tip tap, tickle-tickle, bip bap, bong!

Focus:

  • percussion instruments
  • keeping a steady beat
  • body-percussion
  • rhythm-patterns from long and short notes

You will need:

A range of percussion instruments at hand - eg a tambourine, a drum, claves, a woodblock, castanets, bells, maracas, egg shakers, guiro, etc

Before listening:

  • Talk about the ideas of a ‘beat’ and of ‘long’ and ‘short’ sounds.
  • Can the children think of examples at home and at school?

Audio downloads

Other resources

Tip tap, tickle-tickle, bip bap, bong! Lyrics
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Tip tap, tickle-tickle, bip bap, bong! Music
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Teacher's Notes
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