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What’s your name?

‘When you first sang Ben’s name in the hello song,’ Joanna¬†confided,¬† ‘I thought I was going to cry!’ Whenever the group is small enough, we sing hello around the circle, greeting each child and baby by name. We’re noticing them, accepting them, and by naming them we are making them part of the group. I […]

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Again? Again!

“Twinkle, please!” If I don’t sing Twinkle, twinkle little star at Rhymetime, someone small always comes up to me at the end and asks me to put that right. These children know that repetition is good, and we adults sometimes forget this. Coming together and singing the same songs, week after week (and again at […]

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