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Carnival of the Animals - teaching and play ideas

Added: 23 May 2020 Contributor: Sharon Hogan Resource type:

This AtoZ Kids Stuff page provides links and ideas to use with children focussed on The Carnival of the Animals music. Suggestions for books to use to link into the music, and art and craft ideas are provided which can all easily be used at home or at school.

How it maps to the curriculum


Strand: Listening & Responding

Strand unit: Listening and responding to music

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • listen to a range of short pieces of music or excerpts
  • talk about pieces of music, giving preferences, and illustrate responses in a variety of ways

Suggestions for use: Use this website to find extra ideas to support teaching about the Carnival of the Animals, including colouring pages, links to books, poems and rhymes etc...

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