There are lots of different activities to be found on the Let’s Play Music site about classical music for kids which are great resources for teachers, but I am often asked by mums how they should go about introducing classical music for toddlers at home. So this is the first in a short series of […]
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!
Good Friday is the day to bake and share Hot Cross Buns with family and friends. Eaten warm from the oven dripping with butter, they are one of the highlights of Easter. But they were made in England long before Christianity adopted them. The bun was a symbol of the Moon and the cross divided […]
Easter is the time we celebrate the coming of Spring, and all the new life that it brings. This Spring Garland is lovely way to display any Easter crafts that have been made. Whether it be decorated blown eggs, fluffy yellow chicks, little bunnies or paper flowers, they can all be tied to this garland […]
Every year the arrival of spring brings such excitement full of the promise of a new season with everything fresh and renewed. The last bit of winter seems to drag as we are desperate for the signs that spring is on it’s way! The Spring Fairy is a lovely song that encourages children to go […]