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Born to Boogie!

  All babies are born with innate musical ability. To babies, all sounds are actually music-like and they process it in their brain using some of the fundamental characteristics of music. M...

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Moving Music Training Online – Boogie Mites Journey

  There are three key reasons why investment in music provision is so important for early years settings in the pandemic environment: Wellbeing of staff and children Intervention to bo...

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Boosting School Ready Literacy and Maths Skills Through Music

  Parent involvement in home practise of music activities can boost school ready literacy and maths skills. Regular music practice in early years will develop auditory processing ready for ph...

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Supporting Pre-School To Primary School Transition

  Boogie Mites (BM) teachers have been leading courses for parents and pre-school children every summer for more than 10 years across Hampshire, Surrey and some London Boroughs. The aim is to ...

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200 Million Minutes Reading Challenge 2021

  At Boogie Mites, our mission has always been to use the power of music to support children in early years and to close the attainment gap. In the current climate, we’ve found that many chi...

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EYPP funding: supporting children’s development through music

  How can you spend EYPP funding to most effectively meet children's needs in the current climate? The Early Years (EY) sector is getting used to the new normal, finding new ways to support pra...

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How music supports the foundation for maths in early years

What you'll find in this blog: the link between music and maths practical music and maths activities for you to try make maths fun with our song download our maths programme This mo...

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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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What is Self-regulation? Self-regulation in the EYs with Sue Asquith

  Sue Asquith, Early Years Advisor and Childhood Consultant, continues our wellbeing focus and discusses self-regulation in early years – specifically in relation to the 2020 COVID19 pandemi...

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How can you use music for wellbeing in the early years?

  How can you use music for wellbeing in the early years? Cache.org claims that “Children’s well-being is without doubt at the core of the Early Years Foundations Stage (EYFS)”, and ...

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Parent support beyond lockdown – how I led preschool learning at home

  Want to lead preschool learning at home? We asked one of our Boogie Mites Online Club members, Zoe Newsom, what she thought of our online support for parents throughout lockdown. Zoe is a ne...

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Support parent engagement and gain extra funding for your EY setting

  Want to inspire parent engagement? Use Boogie Mites to boost music making in your setting and encourage it at home - all the while generating funds for your nursery. You can even use yo...

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