Beyond Twinkle, Twinkle, Using Music with Infants and Toddlers

Beyond Twinkle, Twinkle, Using Music with Infants and Toddlers

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.

Create Together music programme for SEN children

Create Together music programme for SEN children

This programme is designed to improve confidence, independence, communication, understanding and self-awareness of children with special educational needs by learning and performing with experienced professional musicians.

Making a noise for music - guidance for practitioners

Making a noise for music - guidance for practitioners

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.

Music and movement in the body using Dalcroze Eurhythmics

Music and movement in the body using Dalcroze Eurhythmics

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.

Music education guidance for early years - the Kodaly approach

Music education guidance for early years - the Kodaly approach

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?

Sharing tips and tools to support effective music delivery in schools

Sharing tips and tools to support effective music delivery in schools

These teaching tips and tools have been contributed by teachers from Sistema-inspired music programmes in schools in England as part of a peer learnign project to uspport effective music delivery for children and young poeple.

Sounds of Intent - a toolkit for practitioners with SEND children

Sounds of Intent - a toolkit for practitioners with SEND children

Sounds of Intent aims to help practitioners investigate and promote the musical development of children and young people with learning difficulties, although the programme can also be used effectively with adults.

Tuning in to children - a toolkit for child-led music making

Tuning in to children - a toolkit for child-led music making

This online resource is based on Nancy Evans' superb handbook 'Tuning into Children', commissioned by Youth Music and launched in 2007. It has been revised and updated and prepared as an online resource, complete with videos and visualisations.