Music & Rhymes

Great ideas for using music, rhymes and poetry for learning and development in early years settings. test


Learning & Development: Music - Be still

The Babysong Project has been looking at how singing and song can establish intimacy between practitioners and babies. Vanessa Young explains


Home learning: Activities for parents -Singing

Penny Tassoni has great ideas for singing at home


Positive Relationships: Song times

Singing is a powerful form of communication, and one that both practitioners and parents of all musical...


Take Note - Musical support

New resources for early years music


Learning & Development: Music - Surround sound?

Does your setting consider the impact of its music choices on children? Evidence suggests the area needs...


The Big Picture: Sound of music

Children's theatre company Goblin is bringing a new take on the story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer...


Enabling Environments: What's that Noise?

A new video shows how to recognise and support young children's musicality


Learning & Development: Music - Your song

A project using lullabies to engage more fully with children and their families is demonstrating the...


Learning & Development: Finger Rhymes - Thumbs up!

Picking up rhymes supported by physical actions seems to be innate in children. But how adults mediate...


A Unique Child: Inclusion - Giving voice

Using songs to develop culturally responsive practice was part of a project run by Parents Early Education...


Enabling Environments: On song

Singing belongs in every nursery, says Community Playthings' new resource, What Happens in the Baby Room?...


A huge stock of ideas for best practice and activities across the Prime Areas of Learning. Includes Let's Explore, Birth to Threes, Music and Rhymes, and our Mini Topics series based on commonly available resources and popular themes.