Blog - Teaching Children Music

Metro Gnomes

I am so excited to announce the newest addition to our storybook collection, the Metro Gnomes.  These mythical creatures live underground in a world very similar to ours, but on a much smaller scale.  They travel at the Metro station at speeds that match their abilities.  The one they call “Gramps” is named Largo Loop, […]

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Holiday Songs by Emilie Poulsson

To​day I’d like to introduce you to one of my favorite song books by Emilie Poulsson.  It’s called​ “Holiday Songs and Every Day Songs and Games”. And one of the best parts about it is, it was published in 1911, making it Public Domain.  Freely available to use for all your classroom needs! Today I’d like […]

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Music Fun, Variety, and Appreciation

by S. Frank Stringham An Intro to S. Hi there…my name is S. Frank Stringham and I am the newest member of the Teaching Children Music team. Just a short resume’…I have been a professional musician since I was 17, I am an entertainer, an author, a composer, and a song-writer (maybe in a later […]

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8 Online Music Lessons Vs In-Person Lessons

​Which Method is Better?Today guest blogger Donna Maurer from Music to your Home gives us some points to consider when deciding whether to have in-person or online music lessons.Technology has opened up so many doors for people who want to learn new things, right from the comfort of home. Nowadays, you can attend public school […]

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Supersized Rhythm games!

Increase gametime appeal by making supersized rhythm manipulatives.There’s something about changing the size of every-day items that enchant our minds and give us a sense of awe.  A miniature anything well done makes us say, “Wow, that’s so cute!”  Conversely, when a small thing is made large, it’s almost as though we have been magically […]

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Lap Harp Giveaway

The Lap Harp is a great introduction to stringed instruments. My daughter received a lap harp for her birthday from a thrift store, and it’s an awesome instrument.  The sad part is, silly her mother placed it up on a shelf for a couple of months before finally buying a $3 tuner.  Once that glitch […]

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Compose Yourself Music Card Game Giveaway

Help your kids compose music in minutes! Hey guys, it’s giveaway time and as I was hunting for the perfect item, I stumbled across the “Compose Yourself Music Card Game”.  Unfortunately I haven’t had a chance to try it out myself yet, but I feel like I’ve got a good idea what this game is […]

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Tips for Homeschooling Music

Beyond the Three R’s- Homeschooling MusicHey all you homeschooling parents, it’s December now!  That time of year when our public schooling friends are looking forward to Christmas vacation, followed by that time when “Mom and Dad can hardly wait for school to start again”.  That time of year when we are revamping our homeschooling day […]

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Music Teachers- Where to Begin Series

This “Where to Begin” series is written to answer the most common question members ask me- “Where do I start?”  This has especially been an issue as we have added so many new materials this last year.  This mini-series is the first post to help you see a path among all the trees.  This post […]

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