Pinterest is huge and it’s packed with musical ideas for kids. When you first get started, however, it can be a bit overwhelming. The Let’s Play Music boards were started around 4 years ago and in this time I’ve gathered some great resources. However now they’re so big they do take time to scroll through. So as […]
These Fun Finger Plays For Toddlers are an essential part of any preschool curriculum. Finger plays and reciting rhymes are invaluable for teaching so many things: new vocabulary, speech development, comprehension and co-ordination along with developing memory skills but most important of all they’re such fun, children just can’t seem to get enough of them. […]
The best songs for speech development are the old favourites; traditional nursery rhymes and action songs handed down through the generations. These songs are an easy, fun way to help babies to recognise and imitate new sounds and vocabulary. They are often performed with simple actions or movement that both encourage engagement and develop motor […]
There’s something for everyone with these Baby Bumble Bee song activities, it’s always a real favourite and perfect for the summer months. Baby Bumble Bee Song I’m bringing home a baby bumblebee, I’m bringing home a baby bumblebee, I’m bringing home a baby bumblebee, Won’t my Mummy be so proud of me? I’m bringing home […]
Musical Activities for Spring!
Believing in magic and fairies is one of best things about childhood and these seasons song fairies are a lovely way to embrace it. Children have such wonderful imaginations and need very little encouragement in this area. They want to believe in beautiful whimsical things – and why not? There’ll be plenty of time for […]
Little Bo Peep is a delightful nursery rhyme, with a simple melody with a small range of only a fifth (So-Do) which is perfect for when small children are just learning to pitch notes. It tells the story of Little Bo Peep, who has lost her sheep and is searching for them, and little ones […]
The Spring lesson plan encourages children to look for the first signs of Spring, making a connection with nature through musical activities. This lesson is perfect forlLearning about the changing seasons and the natural rhythm of the year. (This post contains affiliate links) This Spring music lesson plan covers… Learning the solfege scale, playing chime bars […]