We are in the process of creating a new list of links to useful, fun and educational(!) musical activities that you and / or your children can use from home. The page will be here and will grow in the coming weeks so if, on your first visit, there’s not much here yet, don’t despair!
If you have ideas or suggestions for links that can be added, please let us know! Email us here
You can also register for free music bulletins here
Disclaimer – These links are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by Wiltshire Music Connect. While we have tried to ensure that we only provide links to reputable sources, Wiltshire Music Connect bears no responsibility for the content on these external sites.
We recommend that, for safeguarding purposes, parents / carers / school staff should check that content on external sites is appropriate before using it with children and are particularly cautious where any registration, sign-ups, in-app purchases or online interaction between young people could take place.
Sparking an interest in music – simple activities for children to try at home – click here
First Notes – a music resource app for Early Years that can be used by parents and carers at home – click here
First Discoverers – Music Activities for Child Development – click here
Play like mum – 10 fun activities to introduce your child to music – click here
Key Stage 1
So-mi challenge – click here
So-mi-la challenge – click here
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy Rhythm practice – click here
In the Hall of the Mountain King rhythm practice – click here
Times tables songs – click here
Experimental music making (free, no sign up) – click here
Song-writing and Composition
How to write a song with your children – click here
Our own Wiltshire Music Connect song-writing page – click here
10 of the best Music Apps for kids – click here
Launchpad – an app for making and remixing electronic music – click here
Other Musical Activities
Creating music with found sounds – click here
Free daily songs from Out of the Ark – click here
Music theory – Home-based learning Clements Theory is an online eLearning website for music theory. It’s simple to use and prepares students for GCSE and A Level music, and both Trinity and Associated Board theory exams. Click here for further details.