• copying rhythms and basic music patterns and adapting to changes to rhythm and tempo in music
  • responding to and attempting to change rhythm or tempo when prompted for example taking turn to make and copy
  • using their body and/or voice to communicate an imaginative and sensitive response to stimulus material for example moving and performing with an understanding of beat and tempo
  • listening to and imitating simply musical patterns, for example by clapping, singing and playing a musical instrument
  • holding and playing classroom instruments safely and correctly
  • beginning to recognising familiar instrument timbres, for example when they hear a drum or triangle
  • imitating pitch and rhythm patterns to develop aural recognition skills, for example, echo clapping and call and response singing