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Hello, do you have children in your early years setting who love to...?

Jump up and down

Twirl around

Hide in a den

Cover objects

Move items

Stick boxes together

Order and line up toys

Lie on the floor


Are you looking for new ways for children to explore the main 8 schemas?

The online training course 'Music and Schemas' will take you through how you can use music activities to explore schemas:








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It includes multi-sensory ideas that I have developed and explored with children over the years.  We will work through different types of music activities and how you could use these as a stimulus to explore schemas.

Giving you great value for money with step-by-step help that is for anyone who works with children from ~2 to 5 years.

Your training will take place on this secure website with your own private login.  Where you will be able to complete the online training at a pace, on a device and a place that suits you: be that a smart phone, tablet or computer in a comfy arm chair or at a desk.  Also re-visit anything you want to go back over whenever you want. PLUS as you would if you attended in-person training, you will be able to ask me any questions in the training only supportive Facebook group.

The Music and Schemas Online Training Course includes:

We will cover...

♪  Why music is a great tool to explore schemas
♪  The type of activities you could use to explore the main 8 schemas
♪  How you could use songs and rhymes you already know plus some new ideas
♪ How you could approach instrument activities
♪ Using recorded music as a starting point


You will be able to select suitable music activities to help develop the children's schemas in your setting.

A Completion Certificate

PLUS.... There is the opportunity to:


What are people saying about the training? 

  • Musical abc

    “Lots of ideas to keep and use in the future. Different ways of thinking about schemas, that you may not even have thought about before. Like the use of songs we all know such as "driving in your car" and music such as zorba the greek will be just fantastic to do our music and dancing with. Much better than just dancing to same old songs and nursery rhymes that we usually use.”

  • Musical abc

    “I really enjoyed all the different types of recorded songs. Such a variety and has given me new fresh ideas. I was looking for a friendship ring for months and thank you for the link, I purchased one. I like that I will be able to go back into the training to go over ideas as my group develops. It was quick and easy to go into each video and you have a lovely voice so could watch all the videos one after the other. I also like that they were quick and straight to the point. It has also given me great ideas for resources. I think that having a training that is detailed but quick means you dont skip parts and being a visual learner watching the video and seeing the info underneath was great for me.”

    Rose Wellbeing Therapies

  • Musical abc

    “I enjoyed finding out different ways to engage children in music sessions and have taken on board all the new resources we can use in our nursery.”

    One Parent Families Scotland - Falkirk working with 2-3 year old children

  • Musical abc

    “The printable hand out with extendable ideas is very useful. The music links and where to purchase them and props as well as the printable props all very useful”

  • Musical abc

    “In response to: what did you enjoy/like/find useful about the training?
    Instruments to pre recorded music .. love the earth / moon. Projected on to the wall. Adding ribbons cogs spiders to parachute.”

    Great Haywood Under Fives

  • Musical abc

    “Lots of new ideas of different ways to encourage the children to join in with music”

    Filey Childcare

  • Musical abc

    “Hi Anne really enjoyed the training especially the songs/rhymes. i am looking forward to introducing new actions and movements to these songs and rhymes.”

  • Musical abc

    “In response to, what did you enjoy/like/find useful about the training? The examples of songs and activities. The resources and links on where to find things.”

  • Musical abc

    “I’m a speech and language therapist and found this very inspiring. Its really useful for me to link the basic concepts and language I target in my sessions to the child’s development and schemas. Music is a great way to develop focus and joint attention, I look forward to planning some music sessions to target both schemas and language development. Thank you.”

    Speech and Language Therapist Manchester

  • Musical abc

    “Very interesting in how schemas link to music things I hadn't thought of.”

    Scallywags Nursery

  • Musical abc

    “I love the idea of the children lying underneath the parachute. I will be amending one of our parachutes and look forward to introducing the avengers activity too!”

    Ladybirds Pre-school

  • Musical abc

    “In response to, what did you enjoy/like/find useful about the training?
    Linking the schemas with the songs, actions and movements we do already; and coming up with new ideas.”

    Dudley Pre-School

  • Musical abc

    “It was very useful to see how what I do links to the different schemas. we use rhymes every day and sometimes even movement in our setting but I did not realise this was linked to schemas. This training has been very helpful and I have gained extra knowledge and ideas to use with the children at rhyme time.”

Frequently Asked Questions

These are some of the questions people most frequently ask us:

Do I need to start the training now?

No, you can purchase now and then start when you are ready.

Do I need to complete the training within a set period of time?

No, you take as long as you need to complete the training.  As it is online you can re-watch videos time and time again.

How do I access the training?

Very easily! As long as you have access to the internet on a device (phone, tablet or computer) you can access the training. All the training is done on a secure website. Once it has launched you will be allocated a username and password. 
Then, click on the link for the secure website, enter your login and password that’s it you can start your training! Super easy!

- Can I share the training with other early years colleagues?

Each training place purchased is for an individual to watch and work through. Although if you work in a nursery and one member of staff undertakes the training and then wishes to pass on the knowledge and activities to others in person that is fine. However, that person CANNOT share their login details and the training material in electronic or printed format: e.g. videos, workbooks, checklists

- Can I do the training if I run an under 5s children’s business?

Yes, the training and activity ideas you are free to use to teach young children. However, they are for your own use. They cannot be used for you to train others for financial gain.

I'm worried about entering my payment details online, how do I know it is safe?

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A little about me…

I started teaching music to the under 5s in 1998 as a qualified primary teacher and was also the school Music Co-ordinator.  After a break from teaching, to look after my own little people, I setup Musical abc in 2008 to teach music to the under 5s.  I have worked with many children and have gained and developed fun ways to help children explore music.

In 2015 I started created music training for early years professionals through ‘Music in the Early Years' and  have helped over 1000 early years practitioners with music in their early years setting

Anne (B.Ed (hons))

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