Explore the use of the body as a percussion instrument with a piece of repertoire that can be used for preinstrumental skill development.
Children design and build their own musical instruments out of recyclable materials.
Comedian Josh Thomas attempts to impress Jemima with a Play School favourite "The Ning Nang Nong".
A series of pieces engaging Australian celebrities to perform various songs, nursery rhymes and stories to celebrate 50 years of Play School.
Legendary comedian Magda Szubanski puts a twist on the classic nursery rhyme "Old Mother Hubbard".
Katie Noonan, one of Australia's most beloved vocalists, takes to the piano for 'I Can Sing A Rainbow'.
Megan Washington takes to the piano for a rendition of a Play School classic like you've never heard it before - Der Glumph.
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.
Hip-hop superstar Baker Boy gives us his best rap rendition of Hickory Dickory Dock!
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.
Jerome demonstrates his handmade percussion instruments and the sounds they make
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Encourage your students to develop their musical skills by exploring, imitating and recognising elements of music, including dynamic, pitch and rhythm with this collection.