Aristotle said, 'To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake, it is necessary to stand out in the cold.' How outdoor learning opens kids' hearts.
Can getting crafty free you to sing with more confidence? How creating Christmas wreaths inspired people to sing carols in a wildlife garden!
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...
I never get tired of listening to wooden claves being tapped together. Such a simple, ancient sound, reminiscent of the earliest music.
Once a year, I present a family singing and junk instrument-making session at the Mother Goose Wildlife Garden in Camberwell, South London.
'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?
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.