The Music Handbook, Level 1


The Music Handbook, Level 1 builds on the skills the children learned at Beginner’s Level, while still supporting the teacher every step of the way. 30 clear, structured and sequenced lesson plans.

  • 30 clear, structured and sequenced lesson plans
  • Builds on the work begun at Beginner’s level
  • Includes five new rhymes and 14 new songs as well as lots of old favourites
  • Introduces the children to pitch names, pitch handsigns, rhythm names and notation
  • Resources section with songs, rhymes, actions and games
  • Templates for puppets and rhythm activities
  • The Handbook has 196 pages and includes seven CDs with all teaching and song tracks
  • Suitable for children aged 5-8 who have completed Beginner’s level

To listen to sample tracks from Jolly Music, simply click on the track of your choice. The CDs provided with Jolly Music contain teaching tracks, that are intended for children to imitate, rather than sing along with, and they are therefore sung simply and without accompaniment in order to provide the best model for the children.

Jack in the box.mp3

Engine, Engine.mp3

Bobby Bingo.mp3

Watch an example lesson from Level 1

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196 pages plus 7 audio cds

Size in inches




JL Code

JL438 The Music Handbook, Level 1