A lesson to teach and practice colour recognition, encouraging children to appreciate the wonderful colours of everything around them, with a variety of musical fun activities. (This post contains affiliate links) This Colours music lesson focuses on: Learning solfege with chime bars or resonator bells Playing a variety of percussion instruments, recognising the steady beat […]
Finger rhymes are an excellent learning tool for small children, they are so good for speech development and fine motor skills and wonderful for the imagination too. This is My Garden is perfect for the spring and summer and may just inspire a budding little gardener too! Check out the video at the bottom of […]
The Toreadors Song borrows the tune from Bizet’s wonderful opera Carmen. These fun classical piggy back songs are a brilliant way to introduce famous themes to children with lots of fun and humour – which is always the best way to learn! The Toreadors Song Wave you-r hands up i-n the air, (wave hands in […]
The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a very special book! It’s no wonder that it has been such a huge favourite for generations. It’s simple, engaging story and bold illustrations capture the imagination and inspire all sorts of creative learning activities. So the Hungry Caterpillar Rap is the perfect song to sing to accompany the caterpillar […]
Musical Activities for Spring!
Spring is such a lovely time of year to explore through song. Little tunes about bunnies, chicks and lambs, as well as farm songs always go down so well. The collection below includes a variety of spring songs for kids that look to teach different things. I’ve included a couple of counting songs, a circle […]
Eostre was the ancient goddess of spring, bringing new light and life to the world after the long dark sleep of Winter. The Christian calendar borrowed her name for what is now the most important Christian festival of the year. The long weeks of Lent give way to the dawn of a new Spring. Easter […]
Oats and Beans and Barley Grow is a lovely old song which is wonderful for the changing season, when Winter has finally passed and we are looking forward to the new growth of Spring and the Summer harvest that will follow. It is full of the the joy and wonder of Nature’s bounty! * Oats […]