This simple Halloween board game for kids from 5 years upwards is an excellent way to practice some rhythm and note recognition. Not to mention some useful counting and reading practice while also getting into the spooky Halloween mood! Board games are a wonderful part of childhood. They’re such a great way to bring people […]
These Spooky Kids Songs for Halloween are just the thing you need to encourage all your little ghosts, witches and goblins to get in the spooky groove! Getting the music right at a party is the easiest way to create an atmosphere. On Halloween especially, you want to make sure you get your guests in […]
Everyone loves the Dem Bones Skeleton dance because it’s such a fun way to learn about the anatomy of our bodies but with an irresistibly catchy rhythm! This song comes from a traditional African American gospel song inspired by Ezekiel from the bible. But when it’s simplified for kids, it makes a really fun spooky […]
This Crazy Old Witch halloween game is a real old chestnut! You may know a slightly different version, but that is the beauty of these traditional folk songs. People always try new things and add extra ideas along the way! Below are three methods for playing this halloween game. Choose the one which suits the […]
Musical Activities for Back to School!
The Harvest Rhythm Game is a great way to practice note recognition while enjoying the Harvest theme which is such a pleasure in the Autumn/Fall season. It’s excellent for encouraging speech development in toddlers, who love reaching into the bag and recognising and naming the fruit and vegetables (they also like to chat about the […]
Autumn Leaves Are Falling Down is always a great favourite among the Songs For Autumn. It is sung to the tune of ‘London Bridge’, so it is easy to pick up with a repetitive refrain. Autumn leaves are falling down, Falling down, falling down, Autumn leaves are falling down, On the ground. * Find […]
5 Shiny Conkers is the last in our Songs for Autumn series, and also my own favourite! In many ways conkers are the jewel in Autumn’s crown. As if the rich carpet of fiery leaves aren’t enough. Nature surprises us with her shiny brown conkers which are cunningly disguised by their green spiky shells. In […]