Music & Rhymes

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


Learning & Development: Music: Part 4 - Give voice

Communication, language and music are intrinsically linked, and it is important to understand this in the early years, writes Linda Pound


Learning & Development: Music: Part 2 - Move it!

Physical development and music go hand in hand, and the key to success is variety, explains Linda Pound...


Learning & Development: Music - Natural rhythm

How one setting is supporting children’s innate musicality and communication development with the help...


EYFS Activities - Birth to two…counting rhymes

How to introduce this fun activity. By Penny Tassoni


EYFS Activities - Music to their ears

A ‘Dogs, Bones and Dancing’ project at two settings in Cumbria began with children exploring musical...

Enabling musical environments

Course outline This course offers practical ideas to develop and enhance music provision in settings....


A Unique Child: Music - In the mood

‘Mood music’ offers a playful and contained way to begin to give shape and expression to what may be...


Learning & Development: Froebel - Special songs

Singing has a long tradition in nurseries, thanks largely to the work of Friedrich Froebel, and the practice...


Learning & Development: Music - My little ukulele

One nursery in north London has started providing ukulele sessions for children once a week. Liz Roberts...


Learning & Development: Music - With intent

A new national project uses music to support wider development. The University of Roehampton's Adam...


Learning & Development: Music - Be still

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


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.