I’m Sarah, an Early Childhood Music Teacher and Advisor and Director of Musical Bumps! This year (and we are six weeks in now) I made a new year’s resolution. Just one. I’m rubbish at making lots. I already have a to do list as long as my arm – and I’m working through that. But […]
Ask a room full of people about their singing skills and this is what you might learn: One or two might say they can sing (or their friends will tell me for them!). Some will reluctantly acknowledge that their voice is “good enough”, and some will say “Terrible – I can’t sing for toffee”. Whilst […]
At Musical Bumps, we don’t expect all our teachers to deliver a fixed lesson plan at any class. Our teachers are all wonderfully creative and love putting their own touches to our classes. We do, however, provide lesson plans for our core classes and we’ve added some little twists to the plans this time round! […]
Musical Bumps director, Sarah Marsh, now writes for the Huffington Post. Here is one of her articles about ditching gadgets in favour of keeping it simple – singing lovely songs, playing simple games like peek-a-boo, playing real instruments, splashing in puddles! She worries about the huge increase in “sensory” classes – where children are stimulated […]
Teddies galore! If you went down to Kings Hill today, you’d be sure of a big surprise! Musical Bumps took to the great outdoors with exciting picnics. The sun shone and we had a great time singing and dancing. The parachute games at the end were especially exciting (although it was so windy, we wondered […]
AtoZ of lovely songs! We are so excited – to celebrate BBC Music Day 2016, we’ve put together 26 of our favourite songs. One for each letter of the alphabet. Whilst some will be very familiar, we are confident that you’ll find some new songs too. We hope you enjoy them as much as we […]
We love scrunchies! This giant elastic circle can be used for circle games, for singing “Row, row, row the boat”, copying songs like “Everybody do this” and for circle dances! If you are very careful they can be used for pinging too (sit on the floor – don’t let it get too stretched!) – “Half […]
We asked Jackie Green (Musical Bumps, Cambridge) what it’s like to run a Musical Bumps business… here’s what she said!
When we launched the new “licensed teacher” scheme back in November, we didn’t dare to dream of the success we’re enjoying! With six new areas already launching and other areas reserved, we’ve only a small handful of licenses available at the special launch price! You’d need to hurry, but it’s not too late…. going…going….. click […]
Founder of Jessie’s Fund, Lesley Schatzberger joins Musical Bumps teachers this April for our annual conference! As a company, we have raised nearly £10,000 for this wonderful charity. Lesley will be telling us more about the work of Jessie’s Fund and spurring us on to reach that magic number this year!