BOOGIE MITES BLOG

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Why There’s More to Early Years Music than Nursery Rhymes

Nursery Rhymes are a valuable element of early years music provision, but nursery rhymes alone will not maximise the potential brain boosting benefits that music can offer in early years development. ...

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Music – one of the best investments for children?

According to neuroscience studies, exposure to and involvement in regular music making from birth - maybe the best thing you can do to boost your child’s brain development, physical and mental healt...

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Arctic Adventure Workshop

The Boogie Mites Arctic Adventure Workshop is a collection of 9 downloadable songs which can be practised throughout December with variation and progression ideas included in the teacher notes. It can...

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Interview with Anita Collins

  Boogie Mites Director, Sue Newman interviews Anita Collins who is a world renowned music education and neuroscience researcher University of Canberra. Introduction to interview [audio ...

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How Neuroscience is revealing the power of music

  What has science got to do with pre-schoolers moving and singing to their favourite song? Well a lot more than you may think – neuroscience (the study of the brain and nervous system) is hel...

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Family Learning, Learning for Life

An area of Boogie Mites’ work that you may not know about is our Family Learning courses across London and the South. We have been involved with this work for many years now, taking many of our prog...

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University Training Testimonial

“A very informative, memorable and inspiring session - many of the class are very experienced practitioners - so to get them further enthused, and keen to reflect on their own practice an...

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SEN Training Testimonial

“I have been on many music courses for SEN and none of them are a patch on Boogie Mites. I find that every Boogie Mites song offers a superb experience for each and every child and baby, whether th...

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Children’s Centre Training Testimonial

“The initial training was perfect and the online course resources were exactly what we needed to get up and running to lead our own courses straight away. The development that we see in the babies o...

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Inset Training Testimonial

“The training has given staff the confidence to fully lead on circle time, and also taught them new ways of interacting with all children through songs, dance and movement. They learnt how this can ...

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Nursery Group Training Testimonial

“Boogie Mites led six area training sessions over a one year period to roll out the Boogie Mites School Ready Programme to all 92 Asquith Nursery settings. Each training session was led by a profess...

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LA Training Testimonial

“Of the 50 practitioners attending across both training workshops, more than 95% felt that they had gained a better understanding of how music support Letters and Sounds Phase 1, foundations for pho...

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