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!
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 […]
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 […]
*Please note, this page contains affiliate links* The Farmer’s In His Den is a lovely song for a group of children. It is very popular at playgroups and parties because it is a simple circle game, that gets everyone involved. It has an extremely catchy refrain “EE-I-AD-I-O” which children love to sing, and will often […]