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SING A STORY

Explore the stories and songs we will be visiting on a musical train ride on 4th July 2016 in our resource pack

SIR SCALLYWAG AND THE BATTLE OF STINKY BOTTOM

Get to know and love the book before the concert; download the teachers' resource pack or the family participation pack, sing along with Polly by watching the video or listen to all the songs here. 

SIR SCALLYWAG AND THE GOLDEN UNDERPANTS

- Have all sorts of fun before you come to the concert... download the audience participation pack and get singing with all the audio tracks which you'll find here!

 

CRAZY CREATURES

- Download the audience participation pack, which contains a wealth of ideas and activities for families and schools 
- Download the Scratchy Phonic cue cards to use with your class


GIDDY GOAT
- Download the free participation pack with activities and ideas
- Learn how to draw Giddy - or why not colour him in!
- Watch this video to learn the songs with Polly 

THE LION WHO WANTED TO LOVE
- Download the free participation pack with activities and ideas
- Watch this video to learn the songs with Polly 
- Use these picture cards as cues for the songs 

STAN AND MABEL 
- Buy the book and CD from our online shop
- Download the free participation pack with activities and ideas
- Watch this video to learn the songs with Polly 

TRANSFORMATIONS 
- Download the free participation pack with activities and ideas
- Here's the video that Watercliffe Meadow pupils created!

GIRAFFES CAN'T DANCE 
- Download the free participation pack with activities and ideas 

SOUNDPLAY - These resources are for Early Years practitioners or for anyone who works with 3-5 year olds. Please do take them to use in your setting. 
- Have a look at these videos for songs to use in your setting
- This resource pack explains more about the project, how music supports learning and can be incorporated into your setting everyday.
- Take a look at the song sheets we have produced as part of Soundplay
- Use percussion cards and number cards during music sessions

- Explore orchestral instruments with Ensemble 360 using these picture cards
- At the Listen Up! conference nursery staff, KS1 teachers and music practitioners shared these brilliant ideas on how to use music in all areas of young children’s education. Have a look to see what you can do with music in your setting.
- Visit the Boogie Mites page for lots of music making resources and tips. Plus EY Practitioners can receive a free e-book on active music making.
- Visit Boogies Mites' YouTube Channel for videos featuring songs for Preschool children and much more
- Watch these videos and have a go at making your own musical instruments with help from Sue Nicholls.
- Have a look at this amazing video from Sound Connections which looks at recognising and supporting children's musicality.
- This incredible resource by Nancy Evans (commissioned by Youth Music) is designed to help you at every stage of bringing music into early years settings from planning to observations.

Do you want to share ideas and resources, have any questions, or want to find out more about the Early Years Music Network? Contact us here.

BBC TEN PIECES
See our Ten Pieces page here

DISCOVERING HAYDN: to accompany our KS2 schools' concert with The Benyounes Quartet

Based on a number of his string quartets. Download this useful document 

SAFEGUARDING 
Information about Safeguarding can be found here

Learn the Songs & Buy the Books!
Learn the Songs & Buy the Books!

Family resource pack here. Books in our online shop.

Arts Award
Arts Award

Music in the Round is an Arts Award supporter. Find out more here.