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Food and Drink Themed Rhymes

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I have always found food/drink themed songs and rhymes are always popular with the children.  I try, when I first introduce a food/drink song/rhyme to the children, to also have an example of at least one of the items mentioned in the song/rhyme, either the actual ingredient or a picture of it.  I do this as a multi-sensory experience to help more children engage in the activity.  Here are some examples of songs and rhymes that I used with an ingredient to enhance the...

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My 5 Favourite Sensory Props

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All my music times incorporate multi-sensory activities.  I do this so that all children can find a way to explore and express themselves.  I have selected 5 sensory props that are my favourite although I use many more.

Bubbles

Bubbles are great for all ages.  For babies, it helps them with tracking objects.  Older children try to catch and blow them.  I use them within songs/rhymes and when listening to music.  You may like to take a look at the blog: Bubbles...

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What’s a banana got to do with a Music Time?

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What’s a banana got to do with a Music Time?

This week I’ve been bringing a banana to my classes. Why, you might ask? The topic that I’m following this half term is food. The children have been smelling different foods each week that then leads to a listening activity: popping popcorn, birds eating blackberries…this week, the banana.

The banana has been a great stimuli for conversations with the children. They smell it just before we do the listening activity and they...

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