April Fool’s Day: music and drama

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By Judith HarriesEarly Years teacher and writer

Original article published on 25th March 2013

Explore these two creative activities inspired by the fun and tricks of April Fool’s Day.

Laughing boy

Tricky musical games

What you need:
  • Selection of classroom musical instruments such as tambourines, tambours, drums, claves, woodblocks, maracas and other shakers, triangles, bells, guiros, cabasas, and so on.
  • A screen
  • Small toy or puppet

Group sizes:

  • Whole class or smaller group Areas of learning:
  • Exploring and using media and materials
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