KS1 Music: Instruments Together - 3. Twang those strings

Today's song is an action song built around the sounds of the guitar, ukulele and violin.

3. Twang those strings

Focus:

  • Discovering string sounds
  • High and low sounds
  • Up and down (melody)
  • Clear singing, especially of words

You will need:

Rubber-bands and containers (eg ice-cream carton, yoghurt-pots, small wooden boxes, etc). If possible, access to a guitar, ukulele, violin (or cello) and a bow.

Before the programme:

  • Talk about some of the children’s favourite songs featuring guitar (and / or the people who play them).

Audio downloads

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Other resources

Twang those strings - lyrics
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Twang those strings - music
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Teacher's Notes
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More from this series

2. Blow, blow, blow
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4. Raise our voices to the sky!
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5. Instruments together
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