BOOGIE MITES BLOG

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Shaping Portsmouth 2020 – Music for the Community

We had a wonderful morning on the 17th January 2020 visiting Guild Hall in order to celebrate local businesses and organisations active in the community. It was an inspiring event and a real honour ...

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Early Years News – Social Mobility: Chance or Choice?

  What is mutuality? How can expanding mutuality and unlocking choices drive positive change? University or Apprentices: what is the best (and most obtainable) way to measure achieveme...

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Happy New Year! Discover What Boogie Mites Got Up To In 2019…

We hope you have a happy new year! It’s been a wonderful 2019. We’ve met some really inspiring practitioners, parents, childminders and EY advisors, and we've watched as music has been given more ...

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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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Parent Involvement to boost school ready literacy skills through music

  Our last blog post shared a recent study that looked at the benefits of music sessions for families with children in the early years. It concluded that these sessions can improve children's ...

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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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