4 Songs We Are Singing in November

October has ended. It is kind of a bittersweet feeling, but I also love November! Even though it gets considerably colder this month (not my favorite), I love Thanksgiving! The focus on gratitude, good manners, good food and a good old history story about endurance and friends are beautiful topics that I love to focus

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Music Time Halloween Party 2018

Since Halloween songs are my absolute favorite I always try to have a special Halloween themed music time. We encourage costumes and sing our favorite Halloween songs. I even throw in a Halloween Craft and a fun Halloween treat. Looking for a fun play date idea with a creative theme? A Halloween Music Time party

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4 Songs We Are Singing in October

Sometimes it stinks that the busiest month is the one with the best songs! I LOVE October/Halloween songs. Especially with kids.Halloween is so silly and exciting and the songs match. This little list includes some of our favorite Halloween songs and a lap bounce. Hope you have as much fun singing these songs as we

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Rules for Parents During Music Time

Last month I published a short blog post with the rules for music time that I encourage my music time attenders to follow  to keep the chaos to a minimum in order to create a safe space for the maximum fun! Check it out. It is a good read and super realistic and beneficial for

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Children’s Music Activities To Do With Scarves

We love to use scarves at our house. They are bright colored, light, easy to clean up, and so easy to incorporate with so many songs and activities. My favorite pack of scarves is sold on Amazon. They are pretty inexpensive. However, I have had no issues with quality for the past 3 years. They

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4 Simple Rules For Music Time

Rules sometimes seems like such a harsh word to me. Especially for an activity where the main component is fun! However, when working with a group of kids and practicing structured activities, they are necessary. Or at least ‘guidelines’ are necessary. I can’t decide if I want to call them guidelines or rules. However, we

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4 Songs We Are Singing in August

If you have been following along you know that I change my song focuses every month. It may seem like a lot. But I have found that the more songs I expose my kids to the faster and more interested they become in songs. Each child is different. My first(3.5 yrs)  LOVES songs. She eats

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Songs That Say Your Child’s Name

In multiple posts I have talked about how important I think it is to have songs that use each child’s individual name if possible. I think that this encourages engagement and helps a child belong to a group. Using songs that utilize names also reinforces ‘turn taking’ and being patient as another child is being

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