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Love My Uke - Children's Songs - Beginner Ukulele

In this ongoing course for beginner ukulele learners, we will talk about music fundamentals, practise different rhythmic patterns, learn ukulele basic strumming and basic 4-5 chords. All with different children's songs.
Bella Ely
275 total reviews for this teacher
5 reviews for this class
Completed by 35 learners
Class
25 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
7-12
year olds
3-5
learners per class
per learner

How does an "Ongoing" course work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Next on Fri, Sep 30

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Friday
1:00 – 1:25 PM
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Saturday
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Sunday
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Next on Sat, Oct 29

Meets Once per week
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2:30 – 2:55 AM
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Description

Class Experience

Skills that we will go over in this class:
- how to hold a ukulele;
- correct playing position;
- correct hand position;
- how to count and play the ukulele;
- how to strum simple patterns
- how to hold the C Major chord and maybe F Major, A minor and G7 Chords as well, depending on the student's ability.

Skills children will learn in this class:
♪ strum at different tempos (fast and slow)
♪ strum with different dynamics: loud, quiet, from quiet to loud building momentum;
♪ how to follow strumming and picking patterns (with animals and colours for children who can't read yet);
♪ how to play children's songs.

This lesson is for students with a soprano, concert or tenor ukulele. 
✨ My name is Bella and I have been a teacher for 20 years. I love teaching music, guitar and ukulele to young children because it gives them a way to FIND who they are, to EXPRESS their feelings, emotions and thoughts and to LET IT GO!

✨ I have found that young children love playing musical instruments, making up their own songs, creating rhythmic patterns and learning a new musical instrument through story-type lessons. I am building each new lesson on their interests and passion, aiming not only to teach them a skill, but to develop a life-long LOVE for music, to SING, CREATE and PLAY the songs from their hearts!
Practising 5 minutes a day will help with the development of the hand and fingers and strengthen the muscles required to play the ukulele and press on the frets.

Students can practise the strumming techniques and the chords discussed in class. The teacher will share digital copies of the songs that we learn during our classes, so students can practise those songs as well. 
➡️ Please make sure that students need to have a TUNED ukulele for each class. Please check the class welcoming message for details on how to tune your ukulele. ➡️ Learners can use a pick, but it is not compulsory; I actually recommend the use of fingers for strumming/picking. ➡️ In order for me to give feedback and see clearly the learner while playing their instrument, please make sure you position the learners, so I can see their BOTH hands when playing, head to the waist, in a well-lit room (the light coming from their front, not from the back). The young learner can sit on the floor, with their legs crossed. If they are joining from an iPad/laptop, they can also be on the floor or a little stool, it can point straight or downwards. ➡️ Please note that the learner can't sit on an armchair as this will restrict the way their instrument needs to be positioned and also restricts the movement of the learner's arms. A chair with no arms, or a stool are recommended. BOTH learner's feet should be on the floor, not hanging. ➡️ Please feel free to send me a message if you have any questions or concerns. - The teacher will provide the songs and other files (strumming and chords sheets); - Ukulele (Soprano or Concert Standard tuning G C E A) - Ukulele Tuner App
25 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.

Teacher

Bella Ely
🇬🇧
Lives in the United Kingdom
Give your child the gift of expressing themselves: Sing - Create - Play
275 total reviews
500 completed classes

About Me

HELLO THERE!

My name is Bella and I have been a teacher for 20 years. I love teaching music, guitar and ukulele to young children because it gives them a way to FIND who they are, to EXPRESS their feelings, emotions and thoughts and to LET IT... 
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