With these 10 Best Songs for Gross Motor Movement, kids can jump, bounce and skip and hop to their hearts delight! We all know gross motor movement is important for development, but why is that? When kids move to music, they are getting so much more than just exercise. They are also developing their coordination, […]
When it comes to choosing classical music tracks for kids to listen to, people often don’t know where to start. I have experimented with many tracks over the years and so come armed with plenty of suggestions that have been tried and tested and are guaranteed to go down well. Here is my definitive list […]
Adding Colour & Contrast Exploring musical dynamics opens up a whole new world to children. They start to see how the dynamics in music can add the colour and contrast. These different effects bring a whole new dimension to how music makes us feel. Young children usually tend to prefer the loud and fast bits […]
When it is raining and dreary outside, it can be challenging to keep your kids amused indoors. But there is nothing better than a bit of escapism into the world of fantasy. All you need is some classical music to play and a bit of clear space. If you have some dressing up clothes, then […]
Musical Activities for Back to School!
Being able to recognise and express emotions is an important land mark of development for small children. Until this point the confusion and anger that they sometimes feel can often cause tantrums and frustration, so it is important to help them learn to understand and identify how they are feeling. How Are You Feeling Today? […]
So here I’ve collected up all of the songs on the site that would be perfect for encouraging kids to settle in to the new school year. There are Back to School songs for all ages, whether they’re starting at nursery, preschool or reception/elementary. The holidays always have a nasty habit of flying by! Before […]
Children love routine, it gives them a sense of security and they are always happy when they know what to expect and what will be happening tomorrow. This Days of the Week Song is perfect for teaching them the order of days and you might like to make your own additions to the weekly time […]