Music Fun!

Here are some musical activities to keep in your tool bag to pull when you see the crankys setting in with your children. (and yourself!) 1. Have some plastic food storage containers, big plastic or wooden spoons, plastic ice trays… handy in your kitchen for the children to play on while you sing or listen to music in the kitchen. 2. Put them on your lap and bounce and sway while you sing songs like […]

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Strengthening the Parent Child Bond Through Music

Some of my most valued memories as a child center around singing with my family. I remember the feelings of being safe and loved when my mother and I sang together at bedtime. I remember the feelings of joy when my family would sing boisterously together on car trips and the connection that singing around a campfire with family and friends brings. These kinds of experiences make a significant impact on a child because traditionally […]

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Tips for Feeling Less Self-Conscious Making Music with Your Child

“My child is so carefree in music class. I wish I were…” This is something that I frequently observe among families who are new to my Music Together® classes. Here we are, a group of children and adults just getting to know each other and making music together. Children are bopping to the beat, singing and dancing around the room. While some of the adults who are unfamiliar to class look on, uncertain of how […]

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