Music and Early Literacy: Using musical activities to support language and literacy development

Music is a useful form of self-expression which can inspire participation, interaction and movement while also supporting the development of early literacy skills.

In this session, delegates will explore the theory and evidence supporting the use of music with children in the early years. Throughout the session, there will be the opportunity to join in with practical activities, including songs, rhymes and games, all of which can be repeated at nursery or in the home.

Course aims and objectives

The variety of activities and information included in this course are designed to:

Course details

Course Length: 2 hours

Cost: Funded

Delegate Numbers: 12 to 20 people

Eligibility criteria

Delegates must be working with children aged 0-5 years

Applying for a Bookbug training course

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