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Vicki – Musical Bumps Reading and Henley

Head Office Interviews Vicki, a Musical Bumps business owner

Head office recently  interviewed Vicki Joyce who started her Musical Bumps business in Berkshire earlier this year.   Why did you choose a Musical Bumps business? It was a real career change for me.  I’ve always loved singing and music and I have always wanted to try teaching.  Having two   young children I was looking […]

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Anna Thomas

An Interview With Our Teacher in Leicestershire

Anna Thomas joined the Musical Bumps team last year and runs classes for babies and pre-school children in Leicester and Wigston, Leicestershire. Anna has been involved in music all of her life, from singing in choirs from a young age and learning instruments to performing in shows and ensembles.  She then decided to study music […]

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Training Day For The Musical Bumps Team!

One of our regular training days took place recently where all our teachers come together to exchange ideas and learn new things to help them with their business.  As always, the day was lively and interesting – full of energy and inspiring ideas and strategies! We were very lucky to have Linda Bance with us!  […]

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Singing to baby

Why sing with your baby?

Singing with your baby is so important and just what they need. Your baby doesn’t need gadgets, gimmicks and gizmos. They need you. And your voice. Come to Musical Bumps classes for babies and learn some new songs and make some new friends! Our first stage classes are for babies from newborn until around their […]

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Emma Davis, Musical Bumps Medway

Business Launch in Medway – A Runaway Success!

Emma Davis has just launched one of our new Musical Bumps businesses – she’s based in the Medway Towns in North Kent.  We caught up with her to hear how it is all going!  Click here for details of her classes. Why did you choose a Musical Bumps business? When I was looking into early […]

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Help! I Can’t Sing!

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 […]

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New Lesson Plans, New Backing Tracks!

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! […]

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Babies and Children Need Human Interaction

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 […]

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