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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 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  Whereas my husband works in the computer field where books on programming are out-of-date within a few years, music books are timeless.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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World Music Tour

Travel the world by learning about music!When I was a kid, one of my favorite memories is when my family went on a pretend tour of the world.  My mother put up a large map for the purpose of our travels and we spent a week in different countries for an entire year.  Each time […]

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Little Musician Review

Little Musician Review and GiveawaySponsored by BrillKidsLittle Musician is one of my absolute favorite music products available, especially for tiny children.  We have been using it almost daily for four years, and purchased the product with our own money.  I reached out to the BrillKids company and asked them if they would be willing to […]

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