As children progress through the Full-Day Early Learning–Kindergarten program, they:
M5.1 communicate their ideas about something (e.g., a book, an experience, a painting) through sounds, rhythms, and music (e.g., create a song or a chant, create sound effects, use rhythms to enhance a song or poem)
Making Connections: Ways in Which Children Might Demonstrate Their Learning
“We made our sticks sound like thunder.”
“That storybook is like a song because ….”
While listening to a read-aloud poem, a child silently clasps his hands to the rhythm of the words.
A group of children create a chant to tell the rest of the class that it is time to tidy up.