Help if you need it!
Below is my Free online training course '5 Steps to a Musical Setting'.
I have discounted some of my popular online training courses to make them affordable to more people. The discounts will initially be available until 30th April although I may extend them for longer during this difficult time.
At the bottom of this page are links to my blogs, the latest being Early Years Music Ideas for Parents/Carers
Discounted Online Training Courses
Magical Music Time is £49 instead of £149 (or 2 monthly payments of £24.50).
4 week training programme
Would you love to learn how to deliver a successful and worthwhile Music Time?
On this 4 week online training programme I take you through the elements that are needed to deliver that Music Time; my tried and tested Recipe!
‘Magical Music Time’ provides the structure (the recipe) for a Music Time.
If you are a resident of the UK then no VAT will be added on. If you reside within the EU the applicable VAT will be added on.
Music and the 7 Areas of Learning is £49 instead of £149 (or 2 monthly payments of £24.50).
Music and the 7 Areas of Learning
Training to help you deliver music activities that can help children in the 7 areas of learning.
(If you are a resident of the UK then no VAT will be added on. If you reside within the EU the applicable VAT will be added on.)
My Blog That Includes Lots of Free Help
Here are the latest ones:
To help in this difficult time I have collated some blogs that parents/carers might find helpful when young children are at home:
10 nursery rhymes that I know the under 5s love
It’s Music Time again. Does your mind go blank when it comes to thinking of songs to sing? Would you like a little help? Click here for 10 songs that I know children love to sing:
When I talk to many adults in nurseries and preschools they mention they are fed up with singing the same songs. One of the songs that children ask for constantly is, ‘The Wheels on The Bus’. Does this sound familiar?
How can you overcome this?
- Vary how you approach a song.
- Create a repertoire list
- Suggest songs to the children that haven’t sung for a while
- Introduce them to new songs and rhymes so they gain new favourites
Vary how you approach a song: using...
When I get the instruments out with the children, I hear many of them shaking/banging/scraping as fast and/or hard as they can. Does this sound familiar? I find most children love playing as loud and fast as they can although there are a few who prefer to play quietly and maybe slowly.
We can use this to our advantage when exploring sound as we can encourage the children to explore opposites in music, two examples being dynamics (loud and quiet) and tempo (speed: fast/slow)