Music Fun for the 3 Prime Areas
Get inspired with this toe-tapping collection of 25 original and traditional songs. Designed to engage young children in active music making, you can enjoy some feel-good music time and boost early social, emotional, communication and physical skills in line with the 3 Prime Areas of learning and development.
Developing Key Skills with Music
Engaged, happy toddlers learn the best!
The Minis Music Programme allows children aged 2 to 3 years to explore their world through movement, role play and sound. There are catchy action songs that encourage the development of physical skills and exciting animal songs that inspire children to explore their voices and imaginations. Percussion play with drums, shakers and tapping sticks, helps children to tune into sound and rhythm, strengthening the auditory skills that underpin communication. Have a listen now and test it out!
Row Row Row
Children love this exciting way to enliven a favourite traditional song. A group of children can all row together using a large piece of blue lycra to indicate the stream. Soft toys representing the animals in the song can bounce around in the lycra as the children row. The song offers opportunities to develop working together, learn about different animals, explore sound and tune into rhythm. Discover lots of ways to learn through music with 25 exciting songs from the Minis Music Programme.
Gonna TapChildren love tapping their sticks and banging their drums and this song involves both! As well as being lots of fun, the strong steady beat of the song encourages children to tap and bang in time to the rhythm, supporting listening skills. They will also develop an awareness of pattern as they alternate between banging and tapping. Working as a group, following instruction and fine motor skills are all supported as the children play their instruments. And if you don’t have sticks or drums, then wooden spoons and cardboard boxes make a great substitute. The song resource includes a song mp3, teacher notes and a video.
A complete music resource to support the 3 Prime Areas
Build focus, communication and key skills with music. The pack includes everything you need to deliver engaging music activities as part of your daily schedule:
- Training videos linking each song to EYFS 3 Prime Areas
- Videos of songs in action in a setting
- Teacher notes to support your planning
Embed the Minis Music Programme in your setting
Give your team the knowledge and confidence to maximise the brain-boosting power of music with fun activities everyone will love to lead.
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Enjoy Music Fun Together
Share your child’s early musical journey through life and watch them flourish.
The parent pack includes everything you need to create wonderful musical memories with your child and support the development of physical, emotional and communication skills:
- Videos of music sessions
- Parent notes with tips and ideas for using the songs
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