BOOGIE MITES BLOG

Author: Louise Bull

 

How does Baby Music help Brain Development? The Lullaby Effect by Anita Collins

  Anita Collins' guide to baby music for parents - The Lullaby Effect  A summary of our favourite bits from the book The perfect Christmas bundle for new parents Baby musi...

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Children’s Christmas Songs for your Festive Celebrations

  What are your favourite children’s Christmas songs? I think we all have one or two that stick out in our minds, but to sing the same selection every year can get tedious… NEW TRADITIONS...

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Planning your spooky celebrations? Try these Halloween Songs for Kids

  Are you looking for ways to make this Halloween special? Why not try these adaptations of the BM programmes to introduce original Halloween Songs for Kids? There are endless arts and craf...

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Understanding the power of music

At the end of September 2019, an exciting announcement was made by the National Institutes of Health (NIH): A massive $20 Million is being spent over the course of five years in order to understand th...

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Get the Most From Your EYFS Training – Maintaining BM Music Magic

  How can you maintain the skills, knowledge, and confidence gained at a BM's EYFS Training? The Annual Themed Song Collection - keeping your music practise fresh and exciting all year ...

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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 area...

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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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