24th January 2013 – Broadcast on the BBC Today Programme:
“Music and singing should be central to education and children’s lives” …
We all want our little guys to fly …!
Music and singing are excellent for introducing sounds in other languages.
A Green Mouse is creating and sharing free French and Spanish listening practice for any child:
Songs for young children, and many video resources to link sound to words in accessible visual contexts for early listening and speaking practice.
Here is an example of one of the songs: