Music & Rhymes

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


Learning & Development: Music: Part 6 - Pitch in!

Mathematical development and music go hand in hand, with the latter enabling us to take pleasure in exploring the abstract subject, says Linda Pound


EYFS Activities: Five things to do with… ICT outdoors

Tablets and other ICT devices can enhance certain outdoor activities for children. Julie Mountain discovers...


Learning & Development: Music: Part 5 - Take note

Music plays an important role in helping children to read, write and enjoy literature, says Linda Pound...


Learning & Development: Music: Part 4 - Give voice

Communication, language and music are intrinsically linked, and it is important to understand this in...


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 - Music to their ears

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


EYFS Activities - Birth to two…counting rhymes

How to introduce this fun activity. By Penny Tassoni

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...


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.