Rebecca Parlakian and Claire Lerner explore the ways that music promotes growth in the various developmental domains and how infant/toddler professionals can use music experiences to support children's early learning.
Everyone knows how much young children love to sing and dance, but all too often music is thought of as something which only a few specially talented or gifted people will be good at. This article provides information about how to bring music into everyday life, exploring the benefit and educational potential in making music with small children.
Dalcroze Eurhythmics is a powerful route towards developing deeper musicality and creative expression through whole body movement. This remarkable approach offers teachers, musicians and performers of any age and stage the opportunity to enhance and enrich their skills. Written by Anita Strevens and published originally by NAME magazine, Issue 22, Autumn 2007, and by the Dalcroze Society.
All quality pre-school institutions profess that music is an integral part of their programme. The recent pre-school expansion in Britain has seen a corresponding expansion in demand for a properly structured approach to music education. Where can teachers find a high quality, educationally proven and affordable early years music scheme?