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Music Education Blog Carnival!

Music Education Blog Carnival!The music education blog carnival is a monthly post hosted by different music bloggers.  Each blogger selects a few music posts written the previous month (in this case, July, 2016) and shares why they selected it.  I had a lot of great posts to choose from!  This has been a very fun […]

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UHEA Convention

First time attending a convention!Last Saturday we attended the UHEA (Utah Homeschool Education Association) convention, and it was definitely a new experience for us.  I have attended this convention several times in the past, as a homeschooling teenager, as a single college student bringing a couple of boyfriends along, and once bringing the second boyfriend-turned-husband […]

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STL Ocarina Review and Giveaway

STL Ocarina Review and Special Giveaway!‚ÄčOkay, let’s be honest.  I haven’t geeked out over anything in the music world like I have over the ocarina in a very LONG time!  Not that I had never heard of the instrument, but I had never discovered it until this last week when our much sought-for package came […]

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Musical Playtime

Musical PlaytimeThe importance of free exploration of soundWhile I am all for concentrated, focused practice on an instrument, and tailored instruction to meet those needs, this post is a shout-out for musical playtime in an environment stripped of expectations or special exercises.  Learning is child’s play, and I love it when sound itself can be […]

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Percussion Set and Beginning Rhythm Giveaway!

Percussion Set and Beginning Rhythm GiveawayOf all of the instruments in our family collection, it’s the backpack full of hand-held percussion instruments that gets used the most.  I store it near the toys and the kids love to parade around the home with them.  But it’s not all fun and games, we practice rhythm and […]

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Song Reader Sight-Reading Book

Learn to sight-read music! The booklet featured in this article is now only available in the members area.Introducing “Song Reader”- a classic children’s music textbook. I love old music books.  Whereas my husband works in the computer field where books on programming are out-of-date within a few years, music books are timeless.  I even found […]

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Sesame Street / Stomp DVD Giveaway

Sesame Street and Stomp DVDs GiveawayIf you grew up watching Sesame Street like I did, you’re going to love these DVDs!  One features a classic collection of the show’s greatest music, one delves into the process of making music and features cast members from Stomp, and the last one is a classic collection of some […]

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We are the Music Makers- May 2016 Linkup

Introducing the May 2016 Linkup It’s a new month, and we’re back!  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 […]

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Activity Scarves Giveaway

Activity Scarves GiveawayWhile I have not personally used the scarves featured in this giveaway, I do trust West Music as I have had good experiences with their products.  I chose these scarves because they are hemmed, because there were 12 different colors, and because these were larger than other packages I saw.This post contains affiliate […]

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