A whole new kind of crazy

A whole new kind of crazy

Here are some ideas just for subscribers of Bright Ideas to assist with a sing-along for April Fool’s Day or any other day a laugh is needed. The main focus is an intergenerational group of school aged with seniors.  Preschool resources are also included. *This...
Controlled Choices of Sing-alongs

Controlled Choices of Sing-alongs

Leading a sing-along can be fraught with many challenges – people don’t know what to suggest, people name songs you never heard of, you (and they) only remember a portion of the lyrics. By controlling the choices, sing-alongs can still have allow for...
Family Activities – Fun for All

Family Activities – Fun for All

Family activities may often consist of shuttling people from here to there, making sure homework is completed, visiting a grandparent, household tasks and other regularly scheduled stuff. In my book,  lasting memories of family life should focus on fun rather than...
Springtime Music for Elders

Springtime Music for Elders

The tulips have begun blooming in my garden. It will officially be spring in a few days. Time for brushing off the spring songs for use in my older adult groups. Here’s my sing-along starter list: When It’s Springtime in the Rockies April Showers Here...
Game Twist for a Sing-along

Game Twist for a Sing-along

Many moons ago, I shared on Twitter a very light load to my music therapy sessions at local assisted living centers.  Two bags, no guitar. I finally am taking the time to unveil this game twist sing-along tool to you. The biggest part of the load is my frame drums....