Singable Books: Nursery Rhyme Songbook

Singable Books: Nursery Rhyme Songbook

I have noticed that fewer children are able to repeat  many traditional nursery rhymes. Many are tied to music. But, I found a source that is helping keep them alive. The “Nursery Rhyme Songbook: A Delightful collection of Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Stories”...

Planning Made Easy with Themes

Whether it is for a month, a week, a day, a session, I love building off a theme. It doesn’t matter if I am planning for a preschool music group, older adult music therapy session, or an intergenerational session, I love using a theme.  Why use a theme? Here are...
Who are my clients? (Part 2)

Who are my clients? (Part 2)

On Tuesday I shared a definition of older clients with whom I wish to work in Part 1. Today, I will share my definitions for preschoolers (or maybe I should say the adults in a preschooler’s life). I do not want to work with you if you: don’t want to join...
Time Songs for Children

Time Songs for Children

Time is a concept that can be difficult to grasp.  With preschoolers, I tend to focus on seasons of the year and daily occurring events (breakfast, playtime, bath time, bedtime to name a few).  Here are a few songs that go along with the general idea of time. Some are...