Talk like a Pirate!

Talk like a Pirate!

Do you follow calendar events in your early years setting? Did you know that on the 19th September it is ‘Talk like a pirate day’?  Well, I didn’t until a couple of years ago.  It hasn’t been around that long but I think some of the new events are quite fun as a...
3 Favourite Minibeast Songs

3 Favourite Minibeast Songs

Minibeasts is always a favourite theme/topic.  I’m going to share with you 3 songs that I know the children really enjoy. Tiny caterpillar on a leaf This is to the tune of ‘She’ll be coming around the mountain’. I usually use puppets when we do this...
5 Little Ducks Can Become…

5 Little Ducks Can Become…

Are you sometimes stuck for a song that you’d like to link to a book, a topic/theme or the children’s interests? Well, number rhymes are a great starting point; you can change many of them to suit your needs.  As long as you know the song well you can change the words...
My 5 Favourite Early Years Themes. 

My 5 Favourite Early Years Themes. 

Is your favourite theme in my top 5? I link my music activities each half term to popular topic/themes; it works really well for my music times.   Many early years settings link their daily activities to themes, topics and events.  If you do this do you also link your...