As a teacher at a small school, you might be struggling to find a Christmas play that doesn’t require a host of angels, shepherds, stable animals and the rest. However, they do exist, and many scripts are flexible enough that they can be chopped and changed to suit smaller classes. Here are some suggestions to help you adapt the cast list to suit the size of your production along with some recommended nativity plays for small groups.
Whether you’re seeking a song for a particular occasion or are idly browsing the web for inspiration, these top 10 songs for schools will get your class singing, clapping and stamping their feet in no time.
1) Tuneful Teamwork In a classroom environment, teamwork is key. School songs within a classroom help young children learn the importance of working well in a team. Songs often require assigned roles to make the music ‘work’ coherently, all participants in the song must work together towards a shared goal of a pitch-perfect performance. 2) Rhythmic Remembrance The rhythm in school songs help children to improve their memory and tighten thought patterns which can then be applied in other school work. The repetitive sounds in music help children to co-ordinate…read more
School Songs For Kids School can be a fairly daunting place to those who have just started from nursery or preschool. Going from a small playful environment with high staff to child ratio; to a more rigid learning environment where there are fewer adults giving them individual attention and more structured lessons and days in place.
The Best Educational Songs for Kids Using educational songs in the classroom is a great way to help your kids learn and offers a huge range of other benefits. The best educational songs are those that help your class to learn and memorise information, potentially without them even realising!
How Primary School Songs Can Help Children Learn Primary school is a key stage of a child’s development and a time when a lot of their learning in a formative way takes place, which can have a big effect on them in later life. Primary school songs can help children learn and develop in a variety of ways, and as such it is something that should be encouraged in the education system. Some of the benefits of songs and music in primary schools include: