Music & Rhymes

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

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Learning & Development: Music - Surround sound?

Does your setting consider the impact of its music choices on children? Evidence suggests the area needs more thought, argues Nicola Burke.

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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...

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Enabling Environments: What's that Noise?

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

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Learning & Development: Music - Your song

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

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A Unique Child: Inclusion - Giving voice

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

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Learning & Development: Finger Rhymes - Thumbs up!

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

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Enabling Environments: On song

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

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Learning & Development: Music resources

The problem with so much music aimed at the very young is that it can all sound the same. Not so the...

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Learning & Development: Music - With a bang!

Infant school children are communicating, negotiating, planning and performing in sophisticated ways...

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Learning and Development: Poetry - Go with the flow

Poetry is for everyone, as leading children's poet Michael Rosen tells Karen Faux, with suggestions...

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Learning & Development: Music, Part 4 - Let them move!

Endless opportunities for children's expression, development and learning across all curriculum areas...

Activities

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.

Activities