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Munch ‘n’ Move – and music

On the 27th February 2018, Boogie Mites attended the Munch ‘n’ Move Conference at the Kia Stadium in London. The focus for this collection of Early Years Practitioners and Managers, Nutritionists,...

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Boogie Mites Supports 100 Million Minutes Reading Challenge

Boogie Mites is proud to announce that they are supporting 100 Million Minutes Reading Challenge, a campaign organised by the non-profit organisation Achievement For All (AFA), to engage more childr...

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Music and maths activities supporting early years development

In our last blog, we discussed the importance of maths in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), and how using music to introduce and engage children in the subject can boost early foundations for m...

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The links and benefits of music and maths

  In this weeks 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 pe...

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Case Study: The benefits of spending EYPP on Boogie Mites Resources

In our last blog we looked at how focusing your Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) budget on increasing active music making can help narrow the attainment gap in nurseries and preschools. In this blo...

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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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How to Lead Effective Early Years Music Making

In this blog we explain how Boogie Mites early years practitioner training and resources can help you lead successful music making in your nursery or preschool. The good news is you don’t need any p...

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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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