Age Suitability: P1 - P7
Availability: Edinburgh Zoo & Highland Wildlife Park
Duration of lesson: 1 hour 20 minutes
Maximum Class Size: 33
Using the zoo animals as inspiration the group will create their own musical instruments from various recyclable and reusable material. Using these instruments they will compose and perform a Zoo song including the sounds of the animals that they have been introduced to on a tour of some of our noisier residents.
- To encourage making music from animal inspirations.
- To create and perform an animal inspired musical piece.
Curriculum for Excellence Experiences and Outcomes:
- EXA 0-01a/EXA 1-01a/EXA 2-01a ‘I have experienced the energy and excitement of presenting/performing for audiences and being part of an audience for other people’s presentations/performances.’
- EXA 0-18a/EXA 1-18a/EXA 2-18a ‘Inspired by a range of stimuli, and working on my own and/or with others, I can express and communicate my ideas, thoughts and feelings through musical activities.’