MUSIC AND THE EARLY YEARS
LEARNING FRAMEWORK

Music and movement activities in these early years plays a major contributing role in ALL areas
of the Early Years Learning
Framework as indicated below.

Identity

Co-operation
Awareness of others
Socialisation
Belonging
Self-esteem
Inclusivity

Community

Respect
Tolerance
Caring
Taking turns
Understanding
similarities and
differences

Wellbeing

Body awareness
Self-confidence
Co-ordination
Motor skills
Joy
Relaxation

Learning

Participation
Concentration
Sharing
Listening skills.

Communication

Aural memory
Speech and language
Imagination
Self expression
Language of
comparatives