Anne's Musical Blog!
Series 6, Episode 6: Twinkle! Twinkle! (Listening)
In this video, Anne Belcher from Branch Into Music discusses the importance of actively listening with young children. She demonstrates how this can be done, using a song we all know and love ...
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Series 6, Episode 5: Teddy Bear! Teddy Bear! (Movement)
In this video Anne Belcher from Branch Into Music shares her all-time favourite action rhyme. She explains how it fits into The “Five Branches Framework” for Music in the Early Years and how you might like to use it at home or in your early years learning and care setting.
Series 6, Episode 4: This is the Way (Instruments)
In this video, Anne Belcher from Branch Into Music demonstrates her favourite musical instruments to use with little people. She shares a song that works with any type of instrument and explores some important contrasts in music - soft/loud and slow/fast.
Series 6, Episode 3: The Goodbye Song (Singing)
In this video, Anne Belcher from Branch Into Music discusses why SINGING is so important in the early years. She shares "The Goodbye Song” - a lovely song you can sing with your early learners. Anne also recommends a terrific resource for educators "Kids Can Listen! Kids Can Move" by Lynn Kleiner. You can purchase this book / CD here: