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Piano 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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Melodica Review and Giveaway

Introducing the Melodica The melodica is a fun instrument with an interesting history.  It began when Mathias Hohner, a German musician and instrument inventor, traveled to Japan.  He heard the mouth organ called the “sho” and believed that he could improve on the design.  Through a series of trial and error, he was wildly successful.  […]

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Deskbells and Songbook Giveaway

Deskbell Giveaway and Changes over at Preschool ProdigesBack by popular demand!  This is the second time we have paired up with Preschool Prodigies to do a deskbell/songbook giveaway.  We really love them and what they are doing!  This giveaway features their new, second songbook, and of course a set of the classic, color-coded deskbells.  You […]

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Little Tikes Tap a Tune Instrument Giveaway

Little Tikes Tap a Tune Piano and Drum Giveaway An invitation to play One of my favorite ways to introduce music to the very young crowd is through creating a musical environment that invites a child to play with sound.  Whether that means leaving our boomwhackers out, placing pots and pans out on the table […]

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Finger Puppets Giveaway

Finger Puppet Giveaway As my children have been singing the Finger Plays a lot this, especially in the car, I thought that it would be fun to find some finger puppets to giveaway this week.  As I looked at the different finger puppets on Amazon, these crotchet puppets caught my eye.  They are fair trade, […]

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Rhythm Cards and Beginning Rhythm Giveaway

Games for Rhythm CardsRhythm cards are a great way to warm up any music session.  Students sight-read rhythms created by mixing and matching the cards and either clapping the rhythms, saying them with rhythm solfege (“Ta, Ta, Sh, Ta”), or playing them on a simple percussion instrument.  Here are a few games you can play […]

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We are the Music Makers- September 2016 Linkup

September 2016 Linkup It’s school time! If you have written a blog post related to Music Education, please share it!  You don’t have to be a music teacher or musician, we are simply looking for articles to help each other in our efforts to teach music to children.  Share your article and see what others […]

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Boomwhacker and Solfege Train Giveaway

Giveaways are Back!!The school year has started again and we’re excited to start another round of giveaways.  The Boomwhacker giveaway we began with last Spring was a big hit so we’re going to hit off the year with this color-coded classic.  We’re also throwing in “The Solfege Train” because the materials compliment each other so […]

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