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

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 ...

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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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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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Win When You’re Singing

When we sing together, we win together, or so football fans would have you believe! Have you ever noticed that when people get together, the joy is tripled when we start signing and dancing? Smiles b...

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