Songs About Pumpkins

There are so many aspects of Halloween and therefore so many different songs. This year I decided to focus on pumpkins. Here are 4 songs about pumpkins/Jack-o-lanterns to sing as you get excited for Halloween. Pumpkin Pumpkin This is a little chant that I love to sing ‘ring around the rosie’ style. We stand up,

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5 Songs That Teach Colors

Colors are one of the first thing that little toddlers start to recognize and actually identify with words! Every child is different, but colors are usually developmentally appropriate to start teaching around 18 months. While some children seem to concentrate and care about CORRECTLY identify a color, some lose interest. ( I have also found

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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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Why We Sing Before Dinner! (every night)

This little tradition had been a staple in my life since I was six years old. My mother adopted this from a good friend while we lived in New Mexico. Since then, I can probably count on 1 hand how many times my family has not sang around the table before we ate dinner. When

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Engagement Tricks to Help Your Child Participate

I love Music Time, because it helps encourage the skill of self-control in children.Everybody gets to participate in planned, structured activities. My goal is to help my children gain an appreciation for the structure and how the order can bring peace and security, especially when interacting with others. However, I do not like to bore

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In the Leafy Treetops ~ Free Printable Visuals

As promised here are the visuals to “In the Leafy Treetops” I shared in my list of songs we are singing in May. I plan to share a lot of visuals in the future, but decided to start you with one of my absolute favorites. These visuals are manipulative visuals and your child can practice

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