Your kids will love these homemade tin can drums! They can be made from recycled materials and things you already have at home. Why not make a few drums using various sized containers and listen to the different sounds they make. Or put some music on and get your kids to drum along to the rhythm and sing along to the songs.
These yoyo shakers are easy to make and a great way to teach your little one about music and different rhythms. Why not get a group of children together and play to the same beat or show them how to move with the rhythm and dance together.
Kids love creating their own music from an early age! Make your own musical instruments from things you have at home. Have a go at making small individual instruments or if you have room, why not create a musical wall in the garden!
Such fun! Kids will love these glove bagpipes. Teach them to play different notes and make up a band with their friends. Theyll learn about music and rhythm, perseverance, concentration and hand-eye co-ordination skills.
When was the last time you sang a nursery rhyme? It may not have been since your own childhood or you may just be a little bit rusty, so here are the words to a few favourites to help refresh your memory and to sing to your own kids.
Nursery rhymes are an important part of a childs development, helping them to increase their vocabulary and develop their counting skills. Check out our list of popular kids nursery rhymes and learn the words to sing with your little one.
By adding music to movement young kids gain so many more benefits beyond movement alone, and it is lots of fun! From developing their language, memory and social skills to creative thinking and focused listening, they also start to build music foundations such as singing in tune and moving in time. So what can young kids get out of well-written music and movement experiences?
Find out how you can create music at home and incorporate it into your kids daily routine. There are a lot of easy activities you can do together to help nurture their love of music, even if youre not very musical yourself.