BOOGIE MITES BLOG

Author: Lily Wardale

 

200 Million Minutes Reading Challenge 2021

  At Boogie Mites, our mission has always been to use the power of music to support children in early years and to close the attainment gap. In the current climate, we’ve found that many chi...

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Boosting School Ready Literacy Through Music

  Parent involvement in home practise of music activities can boost school ready literacy skills. Regular practise will develop auditory processing ready for phonics, reading and writing. ...

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EYPP funding: supporting children’s development through music

  How can you spend EYPP funding to most effectively meet children's needs in the current climate? The Early Years (EY) sector is getting used to the new normal, finding new ways to support pra...

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How music supports the foundation for maths in early years

What you'll find in this blog: the link between music and maths practical music and maths activities for you to try make maths fun with our song download our maths programme This mo...

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EYFS Online: Moving Music Learning Online in the Wake of Lockdown

  At Boogie Mites, we have been developing our music workshops and resources for over 15 years. We believe in learning through interactive play, and there is nothing more uplifting and memora...

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What is Self-regulation? Self-regulation in the EYs with Sue Asquith

  Sue Asquith, Early Years Advisor and Childhood Consultant, continues our wellbeing focus and discusses self-regulation in early years – specifically in relation to the 2020 COVID19 pandemi...

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How can you use music for wellbeing in the early years?

  How can you use music for wellbeing in the early years? Cache.org claims that “Children’s well-being is without doubt at the core of the Early Years Foundations Stage (EYFS)”, and ...

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Parent support beyond lockdown – how I led preschool learning at home

  Want to lead preschool learning at home? We asked one of our Boogie Mites Online Club members, Zoe Newsom, what she thought of our online support for parents throughout lockdown. Zoe is a ne...

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Support parent engagement and gain extra funding for your EY setting

  Want to inspire parent engagement? Use Boogie Mites to boost music making in your setting and encourage it at home - all the while generating funds for your nursery. You can even use yo...

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Spending your EYPP: Online Music and Movement for EYFS learning

  Your EYPP funding: supporting children at nursery and at home Education sectors are recalibrating at the moment. Everyone is getting used to the new normal and trying to find ways to suppor...

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The Boogie Mites Music Club: online music classes for under 5s

  During lockdown, we have been offering online music activities for under 5s. Research shows that regular participation in music activities can boost the development of key language, physical...

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Sue Asquith, Early Childhood Consultant, discusses transition in early years

  Sue Asquith, early childhood consultant, talks about transition in early years. She considers the implications of lockdown and how you can practise literacy skills ready for starting at...

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