Rhythm and rhyme: Feel the rhythm

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By Jean Evansearly years consultant and author

Get into the beat and focus on the children’s responses to rhythm in different types of music

Feel the rhythm

1 Rhythm on a drum

Discover exciting African rhythms

EYFS Area of learning > Expressive arts & design > Being Imaginative and Expressive

What you need

Group size: up to 12 children.

Sounds and images of African drums and people dancing nzingadance African drums Hope Education home-made drums such as baby food containers; coloured fabric.

What to do

Explore the images of African dancing and drums, and listen to African drumming.

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