Musical Junk

To make a water organ

When the tube is moved lower into the water, what happens to the sound?

Try making different notes and try playing a tune, for instance, Hot Cross Buns. Have a go at playing Guess the tune?’

To make shakers


To make wind chimes

Try to:

Assessment opportunities

Children can be observed working alone, in pairs or in groups. Their level of co-operation, interest, concentration and persistence can be noted during the process, their commitment to the end product, and creativity they bring to the making of the instruments and to their subsequent playing of them.