Programme Hints - Exploring the Arts - Enjoy Music Fun

Activity: Enjoy Music Fun

Age Group

Guides Section – 10-16 years old

Time needed​

60 minutes

Learning Goal​

Members try to create their own music, even if they do not have knowledge in the field of music.


Members enjoy the fun of music through different music activities. Leaders can help members get interest badges e.g. Musical Ability, Piano, Singing, etc.


Activity 1: Disco Dance

Hold a dancing competition.  Members design the steps for the dance.  Invite members to perform in Christmas party, unit annual celebration, fund raising activities etc.


Activity 2: Song Writing

Members try to write a new song or rewrite lyrics for an old song.


Activity 3: Production of musical instrument

Leaders can suggest some ways to make a musical instrument by upcycling materials



*Drum – beat on an empty container to produce some sounds

* maracas – put some beans in a plastic bottle/ can, shake to follow the beat of drum.


Activity 4: Songs playing

Music can influence the emotions of people. We can feel happy, sad, relaxed, excited, just depends on what kinds of music we are listening to. Ask members to select some songs for other teams. Every one express their feelings when listening to the songs.

Which elements of the method are used, and how?​

☑ Learning in small groups – Members work together to play a song. Some become the singers and some members help playing musical instruments.

☑ My path, my pace – Everyone has her own strength. Some members may have sweet voice. Some are good at following beats. Some can play musical instruments well. Members learn to appreciate their strength and contribute their abilities in the event.

☑ Learning by doing – Members develop their confidence during performance. They are also encouraged to express their creativity through music.

☑Connecting with others – Music can be regarded as another way of communication. Members can connect with others/ tell their own stories through music.

How does the method give youth members a chance to take the lead? Which leadership mindsets do youth members practice in the activity?​

Members with musical knowledge can help others in writing songs/ playing instruments.


Leadership mindsets practiced in the activity:

  • Creative & critical thinking mindset
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Last Update Date: 2019-04-29