Last month, we had lots of fun learning the following…
-How to keep a steady beat
By using percussion instruments like shakers, tambourine etc., as well as things like tapping, clapping and marching, to keep a steady pace while singing. We also listened to marching music by Georges Bizet and marched along with the music.
-How to differentiate a steady beat from a non-steady beat
By making a steady beat followed by a non-steady one and learning which one was the steady
-What a Quarter note is
By introducing the quarter note and how many beats are in a quarter note.
-How to recognize a quarter note in a music sheet
-Some songs including halloween themed ones.