BOOGIE MITES BLOG

Category: Early Years Development

 

How music supports the foundation for maths in early years

  This month at Boogie Mites we are focusing on maths, particularly how music and maths support the early years foundation stage (EYFS). Since reviewing the Department for Education changes...

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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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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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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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Early Years Training for your Team – Boost learning and development through music

  Train Your Team To Boost Learning and Development Through Active Music Making Early Years Training - A Great New Years Present for Your Team Discover our different types of training ...

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Discussing Early Childhood Development at Achievement for All’s 2018 conference

On Wednesday 17th October... ...We had the pleasure of attending Achievement for All’s ‘Every Child Included in Education’ Conference – to ensure no child is left behind. From early childhood...

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Musical Development Matters – a momentous achievement for all.

STOP THE PRESS MOMENTOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. Here at Boogie Mites, we are delighted to see the publication of Musical Development Matters non-statutory Guidance to the EYFS. We welcome the recognition t...

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My Musical Transition – Top tips for Starting School

  4 aims to harness the potential brain-boosting benefits of early years music practice Tips for including effective music practice in your transition activities Feedback from schools ...

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The links and benefits of music and maths

  In this blog, we will be discussing the links and benefits of music and maths. We have previously highlighted that numeracy skills in the UK have become worse, not better. Could this perhaps...

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The Role of Music in Closing the Early Years Attainment Gap

This blog explores how focusing your Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) budget on increasing active music making in your setting can help narrow the attainment gap. What is the attainment gap? Researc...

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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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Time For Transition

Well, here we are again – the summer term; a time of transition, moving on from nursery and pre-school towards Reception year. We wrote about this very subject three years ago, and noted that there ...

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