Chinese New Year – drama and music
4 February 2013Add to My Folder
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Explore two creative activities inspired by Chinese New Year combining practical music, dance and drama ideas.
Making music together
What you need:
Dusters, scourers and other cleaning tools; a selection of tuned musical instruments; a collection of metal items, hanging frame or rack, string; a selection of drums; a large space
- Pairs for ‘The hand band’
- Small groups for ‘Spring cleaning dance’
- Whole class for ‘Spring cleaning song’ and ‘Dragon dance’.
Areas of learning:
EAD: Exploring and using media and materials – Children sing songs and make music and dance, and experiment with ways of changing them.