MUSICAL CONCEPTS: This is called piano

Activity Instructions:

Explain to children that there are special words in music that mean loud and soft – loud is forte (demonstrate with voice) and quiet is called piano. Then introduce the song.


Soft and gentle quietly
Don’t wake baby He’s asleep
Tip-toe tip-toe walk with me
Don’t be loud walk quietly

When the music volume’s low
(Gather ’round now come in close),
Soft and quiet Soft and quiet
This is called piano.