This topic links very well to Letters and Sounds Phase 1 where the focus is listening. Listening to others is a developing skill in Nursery and the use of instruments enables children not only to have lots of fun, but also to be able to develop skills in listening, rhythm and distinguishing sounds.
Communication and Language skills we will be focusing on are:
Physical Development skills we will be focusing on are:
Drawing lines and circles using gross motor movements.
Using one-handed tools and equipment, e.g. makes snips in paper with child scissors.
Dressing with help, e.g. puts arms into open-fronted coat
Personal, Social and Emotional skills we will be focusing on are:
Understanding of the world skills we will be focusing on are:
Expressive Arts and Design skills we will be focusing on are:
Ear, hear, sound, loud, quiet, high, low, whisper, shout, talk, sing, listen, slow, fast, soft,
Maraca, bell, drum, castanet, cymbal, triangle, shaker, guitar,
Bang, tap, pluck, shake, clunk,
Animal noises , Transport noises, Environmental noises