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Recommended Links

Guidance and resources

Musical Development Matters – new early years music guidance document with an accompanying online resource

Tune into Listening – action research project researching how to use recorded musical effectively in early years settings

SaLTMusic – action research project exploring shared practice between speech and language therapy and early years’ music practitioners

SoundLincs Good Vibrations Toolkit – music toolkit for adults working with deaf and hearing impaired children and young people



Organisations and networks

CREC Research Centre running an MA and CME in early years music

MERYC – Music Educators and Researchers of Young Children

Sound Connections LEYMN – London Early Years Music Network

Tri-Music Together Workforce development project in the Tri-borough area of London

NYMAZ – North Yorkshire early years music network

Noteweavers – developing a community of learning in early music in north west England

Magic Acorns – developing co-creative processes between artists, educators and very young children in the east of England

TakeArt Soundwaves network – early childhood music education programme in south west England

Sound Connections Music and Social Justice Network – quarterly roundtable to identify, tackle and advocate the role that music education has for children and young people in challenging circumstances

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