'Listening Activities -

Carnival of the Animals - Music Bag'

A bank of online early years music ideas that you can grab and go; there's no monthly commitment. 

Content of the online 'Listening Activities: Carnival of the Animals'

10 Early Years Listening Activities for 10 pieces from the work Carnival of the Animals. For children from ~2 to 5 Years

  • Introduction and Royal March of the Lion
  • Hens and Cockerels
  • Tortoises
  • Elephant
  • Kangaroo
  • Aquarium
  • Long Ears: Donkey
  • Cuckoo in the depths of the wood
  • Aviary
  • The Swan

All in a downloadable activity booklet:

  • Listening activities: different ways you could approach the activities.

A content page of all the activities.

This could be used to help with planning.


Links to where you can listen/purchase music for listening activities and some YouTube links.

Carnival of the Animals Front page of booklets

Plus a short training section

To help guide you through the resource and how you can approach listening activities with the children


How does 'Music Bags' work?

On purchasing the 'Listening Activities - Carnival of the Animals' Music Bag

  • You will be sent 2 emails:
    1. welcome email
    2. private login details
  • Click on the link and enter your login details.
  • Access your 10 Listening Activities

Your Access to the 'Listening Activities - Carnival of the Animals' Music Bag

  • Secure access through your own private login on the Music Bags website
  • Access 24 hours a day via a phone, tablet or computer
  • Can be used offline by downloading to your device
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