Let’s make music!
Let’s sing songs!
Let’s clap and play rhythms!
Rhymes and Songs is a series of video-based classroom music lessons for foundation to year 2 students based on the much loved book and audio resources by the late Richard Gill AO: Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star and How I Wonder, published by Devirra Publications.
Each video features a rhyme or song from the collection and is presented by one of the lead music teacher mentors in the program. They are designed for young children to explore without supervision or as a classroom resource.
Explore the concepts of beat, rhythm and texture in music in this modal song.
Explore the beat
and structure, and the use of a round through this well-known rhyme.
Move and chant along to this quirky arrangement that features wind and percussion instruments.
Explore vocal expression and the concept of pitch through this nonsense rhyme.
Explore pitch and the expressive qualities of voices, using movement to represent sound.
this song to understand structure in music and sing along with the recording.