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Singing + Children =

Singing Children

 

Singing is such a wonderful experience for all.  In the video below Prof Sarah Wilson, an expert in Cognitive Neuroscience and Clinical Neuropsychology, discusses what happens to your brain when you sing.

In summary, she says:

When you think about singing or are singing, large areas of the brain light up!

  • Motor Networks
  • Auditory or Listening Networks
  • Planning and Organisational Networks
  • Memory Networks
  • Language Networks (if singing words)
  • Emotional Networks

Plus it releases dop…

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5 Well-Known Songs with a Christmas Twist

5 Well Known Songs with a Christmas Twist (1)

Are you struggling to find Christmas songs that you can sing with the children?  Why not take songs that they know well and change the words slightly or change all the words but keep the same tune.

Change a few of the words:

Here are 4 examples of songs that I have come up with for this blog.  I’m sure there are other songs that you know that you could do something similar to fit the Christmas theme.  From my experience, I think children from around 3 years and up, who already know the origina…

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