Primary Music KS2: Persephone - 3. And they went down!

In the third programme of the series Hades takes Persephone down to his underground kingdom.

Before the programme:

  • Recap on the characters we have met so far in the story – Demeter, Persephone and Hades. What do children think is going to happen next? Is Persephone safe? Remind children how Demeter has warned Persephone about the Black River and the Wood of Dreams and that she often has to leave Persephone alone.


  • Fast and slow
  • High and low

You will need...

  • To be familiar with the words and music of the song.
  • To have hands, voices and percussion instruments ready for the activities.

Story line

  • Hades seizes Persephone when she is out alone by the river. He takes her to his underground kingdom.
Teacher's Notes

More from this series

2. Hades' song
4. She's everything to me
5. Persephone said 'No!'