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Infant Music at Home 7

Sing and Shake: A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea  |  Listen and respond...

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

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Sing and Shake...

A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea – Watch, listen and join in with this catchy song about a sailor and his ship on the BBC Teach website you can sing and clap along to.

Watch A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea on the BBC Website...

Make your own shaker and enjoy singing and playing along to this song – you could use a plastic container with rice in or a plastic bottle with some pasta in it. Every time you hear the word ‘sea’ shake your shaker.

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Listen and respond...

Listen to the video below – Sailing By – a piece of music about sailing on water. 

Listen with your eyes closed for about 30 seconds with a family member, then answer or discuss these questions about what you heard...

1. How did the music make you feel?

2. Imagine you're in a boat whist this music is playing. What kind of boat is it?

3. Is the music fast or slow? Is the music gentle or frantic?

4. Draw a picture of what this music makes you think about

5. Watch the video... did you imagine something similar, or different?