Is It Time for Some Musical Spring Sorting?

Is It Time for some Musical Spring Sorting-

Do you have a cupboard full of resources?  Do you use any of these for your musical activities?

If not, why not have a Spring sort through your cupboard to see if you could use any to make Music Time a little more fun!

You may use props to get the children to think about songs or rhymes, or it may be you encourage the children to interact with the prop in a song, rhyme or listening activity.  You can then put the props in your music or performing area so the children can continue to explore a …

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Fabrics and Autumn

Fabrics and Autumn

Fabric and autumn are probably not two words you would put together.

The reason I use fabrics for my autumnal musical activities is because of their lovely floaty quality; a light piece of fabric moves just like a leaf falling off a tree during autumn. I use a variety of fabrics: scarves, fabric leaves and a printed voile.

Fabrics leaves

The fabric leaves are great for the children to watch.  I bought some shop display leaves and took the wire out so I was left with just the silky leaf.  Whe…

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