• using music to express and communicate experiences, observations, ideas and feelings about themselves and their world
  • listening to and copying basic music elements, such as, playing loudly, quietly, quickly or slowly when using musical instruments for example imitating a teacher to play loud/soft/ quiet, quick/fast/slow and stop
  • imitating a simple pattern or rhythm
  • experimenting with speaking and singing voice to recognise the differences
  • imitating rhythm patterns to develop aural recognition skills, for example, echo clapping
  • attempting to imitate pitch when singing