Music In A Garden

by Ow Yang Jing Yi

Learning Framework?

  • Physical

  • Intellectual

  • Emotional

  • Social

WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • Physical - Eye-hand coordination, balance, stretching, cutting, hitting, rubbing

  • Intellectual - Comparing, observing

  • Emotional - Appreciation

  • Social - Performing for family and friends

SKILL LEVEL:

Advanced

SUITABLE FOR:

5-6 years old

ESTIMATED TIME:

> 30 mins

ENVIRONMENT:

Outdoors

What You Will Need

  • Stones

  • Branches

  • Leaves

  • Pebbles

  • Sand

  • Twigs

  • Seeds

  • Fruits

  • Used bottles

#Scienceofplay28

Create music using natural materials found in the garden.

Step 1

Gather the materials. Ask the children to find natural materials in the garden and put them into the paper bag.

Step 2

With the materials gathered, put them into the individual bottles. Ask the children to name the natural materials and identify the source.

Step 3

Ask the child to think of ways to create music. Suggest ways such as rubbing, hitting, or banging the materials. Play the ‘instruments’ to an existing song or compose a new song and perform the song for family and friends.own text and edit me. It's easy.

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