Music Fun at Home
Having Fun with Music at Home
Below are a list of different websites that you may find useful for continuing to develop a love for music whilst at home.
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- BBC Teach Ten Pieces Tasters
Previously known as Ten Pieces at Home, Ten Pieces Tasters are simple, fun, creative activities for primary age children. The activities are easy to follow and do not require any specialist knowledge or equipment. Each activity is led by an artist or specialist in their field and offers different ways to get creative with classical music.
- BBC Teach Bring the Noise
Free primary school music resources - Bring The Noise - BBC Teach
This website offers a range of free, fun and s
imple online music resources that can be used flexibly at home. The website offers interactive and inclusive activities for EYFS, KS1 and SEND pupils.
- Meet the Orchestra – Royal Albert Hall
Watch video introductions to the orchestra from Albert’s Band, from the Royal Albert Hall. Each member of the band presents their instrument, explains how they make their sound and plays a few short pieces. From trumpets and trombones to violins, which instrument will steal the hearts of your family members?
For more about the instruments in the orchestra you can also read and watch BBC Teach's
Bring the Noise guides to Orchestral Families for a brief description of the most recognisable instruments in an orchestra, music performed by the BBC Philharmonic and information about the history and sounds of each instrument.
- Sing Up
Sing Up at Home has themed playlists of songs to fit every mood – including songs to calm and relax you, songs to get you moving, and empowering songs to lift you up. There are also songs and activities for learning about topics and every week, a new Song of the week will feature an engaging teaching video and audio tracks, lyrics, musical score and various activities that go along with it.
- Beat Goes On
Beat Goes On are brilliant online body percussion sessions that were made available during lockdown. These videos provide fantastic opportunities to explore making sounds using your body in lots of fun ways. Fun for all of the family! Join in here.
- Royal Opera House
Unleash your creativity with our series of home learning activities, inspired by classic productions from The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera.
Devised in collaboration with opera and ballet experts, these fun activities are perfect for enabling younger people to engage with creative learning at home. Our activities not only cover elements of singing and dancing, but also literacy, creative design, art, science and model making. You won’t need any special equipment, and the activities offer clear, step-by-step instructions and ‘how-to’ videos.
- Myleene's Music Klass
Myleene's Music Klass is a video series from musician and mum Myleene Kass's home to yours – with lots of support from her children she introduces dynamics, major and minor keys, basic rhythms, melodies and more. Fun, accessible and curriculum-based.