Classical Music for Early Years / KS1 - Ten Pieces

Early Years resources for:

EYFS and Key Stage 1 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland;
Early years and P1- P4 in Scotland

Lesson plans and resources for introducing young children to four inspirational classical pieces:

  • Mars from The Planets by Gustav Holst
  • No Place Like by Kerry Andrew
  • Finlandia by Jean Sibelius
  • The Lark Ascending by Vaughan Williams

These resources are bursting with ideas for how to get young children to be creative with classical music.

We also offer suggestions for how to adapt activities depending on the age of your children and the nature of the setting you are working in.

Lesson plans written by Lucy Drever.

Lesson plans and resources

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More from Ten Pieces

Kerry Andrew - No Place Like
Gustav Holst -	Mars from The Planets
Jean Sibelius - Finlandia
Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending
Discover Ten Pieces I, II and III
Lesson plans and resources