Every child should have some chime bars (AKA resonator bells for US readers) or a xylophone to play with. They are such a wonderful tool for learning to listen, perform and read music. They are a good investment too, as they are suitable for toddlers as young as 18 months right up to children of […]
There are many lovely traditions to celebrate the turning of the season from Summer to Autumn. Apple Tree Apple Tree is a traditional circle game which is just right for the last days of Summer. It is often used in playground games as a way of eliminating players so that the last person left can be […]
Down In The Jungle is an old playgroup and preschool favourite which is usually about animals washing their clothes in the jungle. But here I’ve tweaked it slightly to make it into a fun bath time song. Down in the jungle where nobody goes, There’s a big fat elephant washing his toes, With a rub-a-dub […]
This Tommy Thumb Free Easy Piano Music is a perfect little exercise for young piano beginners. The familiar song repeats the verse for each finger in turn, so it’s excellent for finger strengthening. Tommy Thumb Easy Piano Teaching Notes For Young Beginners Right Hand: This song is great for piano beginners because it’s in C […]
Musical Activities for Summer Camp!
If you live in the country it is easy to appreciate the full meaning and importance of harvest time. It is the fruition of a whole years work, a time to finally sit back and be thankful with a great sense of satisfaction, but also wonder at the beauty and generosity of nature’s bounty. These […]
In the Summer there is nothing nicer than getting the kids outside to make the most of the good weather and enjoy some sunshine. These 5 musical Circle Games for Summertime are an excellent way to encourage them to sing together, follow directions and socialise in a group. They don’t require any special equipment other […]
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 […]