Early Childhood Music, eBooks, Homeschooling, Music, Music Education, Music Therapy, Music with Autism, Recommended Resources

Sing-A-Long Books for Summer

Here is a super fun way to work on literacy skills this summer! I have created three eBooks for children that are colorful and fun, each with a theme: BEACH, OCEAN, and PIRATES, perfect for the summer time. Each book is sung along to the tune of BINGO, an easy well-known tune. Kids will learn… Read More Sing-A-Long Books for Summer

Early Childhood Music, eBooks, Indoor Play, Music, Music Education, Music Therapy, Music with Autism, Play, Recommended Resources

Simple way to add music to your homeschool schedule

Whether you choose to homeschool or have found yourself homeschooling due to the crazy 2020-2021 we have had, or maybe you just have the kids home a lot more lately, you may be interested in introducing more activities into your kid’s schedule. Many parents are looking for ways for their kids to learn new things… Read More Simple way to add music to your homeschool schedule

Early Childhood Music, Music, Music Education, Music Therapy, Music with Autism

Introducing Music Into Your Child’s Daily Rhythm

When and how to start layering music into your child’s daily rhythm   Many parents would like to include music in their child’s daily rhythm but are not sure when or how to do so. Here are a few insights I’d like to offer you based off of common questions I receive from parents.  … Read More Introducing Music Into Your Child’s Daily Rhythm

Early Childhood Music, eBooks, Music, Music Education, Music Therapy, Music with Autism

Play Simple Christmas Songs with Xylophone Fun

Xylophone Fun Christmas Edition During my teaching I found a need to create a curriculum for my students to teach them basic music reading skills. Most of my little students were learning to identify and match colors and letters. They were also learning basic reading skills. I found that my students, mostly students with special… Read More Play Simple Christmas Songs with Xylophone Fun

Early Childhood Music, eBooks, Music, Music Education, Music Therapy, Music with Autism, Recommended Resources

Xylophone Fun Resources

Did you know there are many different ways to use our Xylophone Fun Curriculum (eBooks)? We will be sharing suggestions of different ways to use this great resource. To begin with I thought I’d share with you the different instruments that you can use this curriculum with. Of course I had already mentioned the “Xylophone”… Read More Xylophone Fun Resources

Early Childhood Music, Indoor Play, Music, Music Education, Music Therapy, Play

My Top 10 Instruments to use with Babies and Toddlers

Babies and toddlers have lots of toys and as a parent or teacher you are constantly bombarded with new toys to purchase or gift. If your baby or toddler tends to love music (what baby doesn’t) you probably considered purchasing some small instruments for him for his music making and discovery.   I urge you,… Read More My Top 10 Instruments to use with Babies and Toddlers

Early Childhood Music, eBooks, Music, Music Education, Music Therapy, Music with Autism

Now Available: Xylophone Fun eBook Package

Xylophone Fun eBook Package     If you haven’t checked out our curriculum “Xylophone Fun” eBooks for children, be sure to visit our eBooks page to learn more. There are currently four volumes available for purchase: Volumes 1, 2, 3, and our Christmas edition. Each volume introduces slightly more difficult songs and builds on previous… Read More Now Available: Xylophone Fun eBook Package

Music Education, Music Therapy

How my training as a therapist would have made me a better educator

Before becoming a music therapist I was a music educator. After completing my Bachelors is Music education I took a job as a general music teacher in a public elementary school. My training had prepared me to teach children to sing and play instruments as well as music theory and appreciation. What it didn’t teach… Read More How my training as a therapist would have made me a better educator