Aristotle said, 'To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake, it is necessary to stand out in the cold.' How outdoor learning opens kids' hearts.
Creating the Kitty Pidduck logo has been, in some ways, the most difficult aspect of launching this website – and it's taken a long time!
From Pussy Cat to Kitty... How I used a nursery rhyme to familiarise the children I teach with my new name!
Hey, Little Hen! Find out what happened when four chickens decided to get in on the action during one of my wildlife garden music sessions...
Every year, during Black History Month, I ask nursery staff of African and Caribbean heritage if they would like to share songs during our music sessions.
I never get tired of listening to wooden claves being tapped together. Such a simple, ancient sound, reminiscent of the earliest music.
'Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky' (Kahlil Gibran). What do trees look, feel & sound like and how can we celebrate them?
Six families joined me at the wonderful Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses in South London for singing, sound-foraging and instrument-making.
Teaching music in early years settings presents many challenges but one of the most interesting is keeping things fresh!
Today, I went to deliver my regular music session at a local forest school. The children love pointing out all the animals they can see from our log circle – squirrels, foxes, parakeets, a crow.