Here’s a lesson plan that comes in handy all too often here in the UK! The rain theme works well for any age from 1 – 5 years. Younger ones just need a little more help and older children find it easier to grasp the rhythm work and explore the improvising (although babies love having […]
When kids are just starting out with the piano, it’s really important to build their confidence and make sure that they’re having lots of of fun in the lessons. It’s all too easy for them to be put off if they find it a struggle. So I thought it would be useful to bring together […]
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 […]
Musical Activities for Spring!
The Easter Lesson Plan celebrates the arrival of Spring with a lovely collection of Easter themed activities with plenty of daffodils and Hot Cross Buns! There’s a special Easter Rhythm activity, a circle game, counting song and listening game. It’s a fun filled lesson that’s packed with learning too. (This post contains affiliate links) This […]
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 […]
A pond is a magical place for a child, it is teeming with life and a source of great fascination and wonder. If you are lucky enough to have one nearby it will no doubt already be on your child’s list of favourite places, but if you don’t have one locally it is well worth […]