The children have been linking their music learning to their topic of growing and understanding the parts of plants.
They have learnt to sing the songs ‘Digging the Garden’ and ‘parts of a plant’. They have discussed what a plant needs in order to grow and have experimented with percussion instruments to represent sunshine, rain, digging the soil, and a growing plant. The children have followed and written their own graphic score related to their percussion work.
Particular attention has been given to the changes in sound, dynamics, pitch, tempo, pulse and timbre (for example, low steady drum beats to represent digging).