Musical Beasts – Singing About Animals in the Early Years

Most children are naturally drawn to animals, insects and fish from a young age – we see this in the preschool shows and stories available. Unless there has been a significant negative experience, even the youngest child seems to see animals as different types of “people”. This is significant when considering the importance of ecology …

Singing in the Sunshine: Taking Early Years Music Outdoors

Outdoor weather can be hit and miss at the best of times in the UK, but when the weather is good, it seems a pity to keep sessions indoors. Singing outdoors needs a music leader with a strong voice because sound travels differently in open spaces. And the temptation for children to run to favourite …