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Infant Music at Home 4

Outer space and the planets – listening and responding to music

Infant-MAH-webEnjoy these structured musical activities that we have prepared especially for you to continue your learning at home...

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1. Listen and watch...

Watch the video below – Dick and Dom introduce the piece of music Mars, from the Planets Suite by Gustav Holst.

2. Get moving to the music...

Play the video below of the BBC Symphony Orchestra performing Mars, and complete the tasks below:

  • 1. Whilst listening to the music, move around the room as if you were a shooting star, or an alien in a space ship. Try matching your moves and shapes to the sounds you hear. 
  • 2. The music stops in a few places... when it does, freeze in the shape of a space rocket.

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