A Froggy Day
This is an opportunity to introduce your pupils to the ‘slap’ ie. pulling the string away from the fret board so that it slaps back against it when released. Also there is a little bit of leaping about as they have to use fret 12. Lines 2 and 3 are best played in second position. Fret numbers are given above the notes and string numbers below.
Two copies are included with chord diagrams for both right-handed and left-handed players.
Jam Pot Jam
This should be played at a steady pace and provides an opportunity for young players to move around the fretboard without too great a challenge. Moving between the chords of C and G can be tricky...
Once your pupils have mastered the scale of G major on strings 1 – 3, this is a great piece for practising moving up and down the scale. It also reinforces the basic note values of semibreve (whole...