BOOGIE MITES BLOG

Author: Louise Bull

 

Closing the Gap: “Music should have far greater emphasis in the EYFS”

“A new research report launched on Monday 25 March 2019 at the House of Lords by Soundabout, reveals that targeted music sessions for children in the early years and their families in areas of high ...

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Language Development in Early Childhood

  At Boogie Mites, we are passionate about using active music making to close the attainment gap – the gap in educational achievement and life chances between children from higher and lower ...

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Summer Activities for Kids – Music for Learning through Play Every Day

  How to plan your summer activities and learn through play Free resources to help you trial music as a means to learn through play Ideas to fill your whole summer... So, it’s wel...

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Parental Involvement for Early Development

  How to promote parental involvement over the summer holidays A parent's guide to music and movement practise - EYFS links for development Our new, huge collection of musical activiti...

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An Intergenerational Evaluation: Wellbeing & Community Cohesion through Music

  Over the last 8-months, an evaluation measuring community cohesion and well-being has been underway in two care homes and a day centre in Portsmouth. These settings care for older people and...

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EY Teachers Supporting Community Cohesion Through Music

  How can we strengthen community cohesion through music? Why Music? How does Boogie Mites support community cohesion? Wherever in the world, and for whatever reason you engage in i...

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Saurus Nursery Group School Ready Training Case Study

The Saurus Nursery Group has 8 settings in the Brighton area. Within these settings, their child-centred approach promotes the development of creativity, individuality and self-confidence. Boogie Mi...

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EAL Music Resources for our International Partnerships

  Discover more about our International Partners based in India & France Read testimonials from these international EAL settings Our Crowdfunding Project - Help us get to Malawi! ...

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Music to Support English as a Second Language (ESL)

  Boogie Mites Music Programmes inspire early years teaching worldwide - leaders have described how the music has greatly benefitted their ESL students (learning English as a second language)....

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Supporting Early Years Literacy – Join The 200 Million Minute Reading Challenge

  At Boogie Mites, it has been our long-standing mission to use the power of music to help close the school ready attainment gap. We aim to support literacy for children from disadvantaged cir...

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12-Months of Early Years Music & Teaching Resources

  What is the ATS song collection? Explore the world through early years music... New instructor videos to support practitioner confidence for creative music provision Get the category...

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Happy New Year from Boogie Mites!

  Happy New Year! It's that time again. Here's to another great year with all of you Parents, Practitioners, Childminders and Early Years Experts. We've had an inspirational time at conference...

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