What is it about?
The article encourage early years practitioners and parents to think about including music activities as part of outdoor time so that the benefits of regular music practice are derived. Ideas for using the outdoor environment are shared. A free song Boogie Mites song is offered.
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Why is it important?
Neuroscience evidence shows that if young children have the opportunity for regular and varied music making there are many benefits for brain development. To maximise the potential benefits we need to encourage early years practitioners and parents to think about included music at all times of the day, and not just as an occasional music time activity. Ideas for outdoor music making activities are part of this aim.
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This page is a summary of: Music Outdoors: Sound it out, Nursery World, August 2022, Mark Allen Group, DOI: 10.12968/nuwa.2022.8.23.
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