Here you will find some useful information, links & resources that parents/carers can use at home, if your child is absent from school, wants to access extra work or it is a holiday period.
Music at home can be fun and interactive and the internet has many resources available. Many popular video sites will have free instrument lessons available but if you do not have an instrument at home to practice on, then check out the activity ideas below. Note, pots and pans make excellent, slightly noisy, drum kits and learning rhythm is the key to all future musical ability.
Kid Activities - Twenty fun musical activities and games for you to do at home with your children.
Let's Play Music - Rhythm and music activities for children aged 0-10+.
Teaching 2 & 3 - A resource article specifically aimed at teaching pre-school aged children music and movement activities but many of thee activity ideas can be easily adapted for Key Stage 1.
And Next Comes L - A blog post where the author has collated over fifty ideas of incredibly creative music ideas and activities.
Nursery Rhymes - There are tons of nursery rhymes available across the internet for you and your child/children to enjoy. If you need a little inspiration then YouTube Kids has many good resources. E.g.