Ice Lolly Challenge
Choose from the activities below, fill in your ice lolly sheet and see if you can complete all the flavours! There are plenty of ideas and links to resources to help you. You can download and print a pdf of the challenge sheet here:
Learn the chords to a song or theme and play along with the track. This youtube video shows how to play 10 songs with only 4 chords! On this page there are 3 easy songs and instructions on how to play along. Or use my links page to work out chords to your own choice of song.
Compose a piece or a song. This website may help to inspire you! Play it for memory, record it or write it down. You could even notate it using free online software note flight.
Play 3 favourite pieces to any visitors you have during the summer. Or you could arrange a summer concert for friends, pets or even soft toys!
Find an easy piece in an old book or use my links page to find an easy piece to sight-read.
Choose a new piece from a book you have or explore the internet for some new sheet music. Go to my links page to find a list of great sites or access books on my dropbox account. You could even try a youtube tutorial.
Go to my links page to find a whole variety of music games to play or complete at least 2 pages in your theory book. If you use an app or game make a note of the name and your highest score on your sheet.
Find a friend or family member to play a duet with or find someone to sing along to a song. Join or put a band together and use your chord skills!
Take a look through your music books or sheets and play a piece you haven't played this year.
Complete a Piece
Take a piece you have been learning and complete it or polish a piece with wonderful dynamics!
You can print off a variety of picture scales from Susan Paradis. Choose 1 or 2 pages. There are major and minor sheets for all levels. Or use a warm-up you have learnt this year.
Choose a piece you know well and record yourself. You could post it on youtube or email it to me and I'll upload it to soundcloud!
Learn a well-known tune by ear and memorise it so you can play it to me. If you can add chords in the left hand, even better!