This week I interviewed Heather Monro from Kiddliewinks Music about how she came to write ‘Don’t be Serious’ and ‘Don’t be 2 Serious’. These are two fantastic resources for Early Learning. Make sure you check out their website! Why did you start making music for children? I have been teaching music to children since 2001,…… Continue reading Music for Teaching Children- Kiddliewinks Music
There is a huge collection of children’s music available now through channels like iTunes, YouTube and Spotify, however, some children’s music is not actually suitable for children in terms of teaching outcomes, sound quality, and complexity. Over the next few weeks, I will be looking at some great artists that make music for children, starting…… Continue reading Music for Teaching Children- Julie Wylie MNZM
When Disney’s Frozen was released in theatres, children in my music classes were excited to sing Let it go during music time. For whatever reason, the children really connected with this song and it became a favourite overnight. Every week, I would have to remind them that we would finish music time with Let it…… Continue reading Using Disney songs in the classroom
Learning the recorder is something all school kids do, but why?
COVID 19 has not been easy. With parents adding the role of teacher to their already busy lives, we have a thought of a way to make things a little easier. ‘Songs with Sami’ is a closed Facebook group designed to help parents with musical activities to do with their children during the isolation period.…… Continue reading Songs with Sami