Explore the use of the body as a percussion instrument with a piece of repertoire that can be used for preinstrumental skill development.
Flynn and Dudley tell a story while using a variety of materials to create sound effects.
Learn how various household items can be used to make sound effects. Guess the animal by didgeridoo sounds.
An overview of the different types of musical instruments and how they work.
Children design and build their own musical instruments out of recyclable materials.
Jerome demonstrates his handmade percussion instruments and the sounds they make
Celebrate World Poetry Day with Spike Milligan's absurd poem On The Ning Nang Nong. Jemima wants Josh to perform the poem faster and faster! How quickly can you recite this classic, silly poem? Can you remember all the words? What kind of animals are in this poem? What do the teapots say? What kind of instruments does Josh play in this clip? Have a go at writing your own silly rhyming poem. Share it with the class.
The difficulty of playing an instrument while marching is demonstrated by a marching band playing at the Royal Queensland Show.
Join The Wiggles as they meet the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Joined by friends Wags the Dog, Henry the Octopus, Dorothy the Dinosaur and Andy the Conductor, they perform all your favourite songs.
A series of pieces engaging Australian celebrities to perform various songs, nursery rhymes and stories to celebrate 50 years of Play School.
Life is full of opportunities to learn new things, no matter what your age. Explore these videos as part of Community Colleges Australia's lifelong learning programs and enrich your knowledge of the world.
Encourage your students to develop their musical skills by exploring, imitating and recognising elements of music, including dynamic, pitch and rhythm with this collection.