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A new video shows how to recognise and support young children's musicality
Picking up rhymes supported by physical actions seems to be innate in children. But how adults mediate is important for later literacy development, says Opal Dunn
Singing belongs in every nursery, says Community Playthings' new resource, What Happens in the Baby Room? Supporting under-2s practitioners
Infant school children are communicating, negotiating, planning and performing in sophisticated ways with their own junkyard orchestra, as Michael Jones reports.
Poetry is for everyone, as leading children's poet Michael Rosen tells Karen Faux, with suggestions for introducing rhyme in an early years setting.
Endless opportunities for children's expression, development and learning across all curriculum areas are provided by music and movement activities suggested by Margareta Burrell
Children aged five and under were the select audience for a series of concerts and workshops, with training for practitioners, as described by Stuart Bruce and Matt Carwardine-Palmer of Orchestras Live.
Encourage the youngest children to lead the way in musical activities with suggestions from Jessica Pitt.
Suggestions on choosing and using the most productive musical resources for babies and young children are offered by Emma Hutchinson.
Early years settings uncertain of how to introduce music into everyday practice need simply find a real, live musician, as Linda Bance explains.
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