Children’s Music

Colorful fun with musical notes

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As part of our unit on xylophones, we invited the children to explore some simple and colorful fun with musical notes.

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I simply remember my favorite things

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An early childhood teacher’s rendition of “My Favorite Things” from “The Sound of Music.”

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Winter time large motor play for the preschool classroom

In the winter time, we have a lot of requests for indoor games and large motor activities.  While we try to get outdoors, even for a small amount of time each and everyday, Midwest winters can be frigid forcing our time outside to be limited.  For that reason, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite […]

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10 fantastic fingerplays and songs for the holidays

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We are sharing 10 of our favorite fun and fantastic holiday songs and fingerplays!

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Musical Chairs Art: inspired by The Artful Parent

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The beautiful book “The Artful Parent” inspired this fun activity – Musical Chairs Painting!

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Exploring xylophones in preschool

Exploring the process of playing xylophones and creating our own xylophones with jars of water in preschool.

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The watermelon song and lightning bug song and a pumpkin song and a painting!

Starting off with a watermelon song and winding up with our very own songs and a little watermelon painting…

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The art of music in preschool

Exploring the sounds of music in a most unusual way in our preschool classroom…

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Ring those bells in preschool

Listening with our ears and singing together as we explored bells today in preschool!

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Hibernating bears in preschool

Having fun with bears and caves today as we explored hibernation in preschool.

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Winner of the National School Supply give-away and a kissing song!

If you didn’t win this give-away, don’t go away sad. Take a listen to the kissing song written and sang by Deborah!

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Is this flower taller or shorter than a preschooler?

The preschoolers got a giggle out of comparing who was taller and who was shorter than the flower!

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More with dinosaurs in preschool

We needed a quick song to sing with the children today so my colleague and I begin brainstorming dinosaur words that we could use to go with music we were already familiar with… We had a few songs we had found in books but they were too long or complicated for us to actually remember […]

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Give the gift of music and language learning to your preschoolers

No Time Like the Present: How and Why to Give the Gift of Language Learning to Your Child(ren) Written by my special guest Carolina Gomez. Learning a language is enriching at any age, but it is more challenging when we are adults. Children are the ones who benefit the most simply because there is a special window […]

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