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Graduation Song for Preschool and Kindergarten

“A graduation song for preschool and kindergarten students is hard to find,” a teacher said to me last year. After some thought and research, I too could not find many graduation songs for children. Of course educators can use any cute song that fits the occasion, but I wanted to create one that would be PERFECT for this special […]

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Wash Hands

WASH HANDS I am a firm believer that washing your hands can be a life saver! That’s why doctor’s wash their hands before and after they meet a new patients. Once a week I teach a Mommy and Me music class filled with toddlers ages 1, 2 and 3 years old and many times they […]

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Action Songs for Children

What is the secret to engaging children? How can one teacher hold the attention of 30 five year old students in a classroom for 6 hours a day? How does a children’s musicians captivate hundreds of toddlers in an audience for an hour? The answer is: Action Songs. Movement and music is powerful! Interaction, participation, and call and […]

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Animal Songs for Children

Animal songs for children can be so much fun and build essential development skills!  Animal songs are the best! Acting, talking and being just like your favorite animals can be exhilerating! Kids love to pretend to be animals. Animals are fascinating, mysterious and seem to abide by different rules then humans. They are allowed to […]

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Preschool Lesson Plans

Preschool lesson plans for teachers! Child development refers to the changes that occur as a child grows and develops in relation to being physically healthy, mentally alert, emotionally sound, socially competent and ready to learn. The first five years of a child’s life are fundamentally important. They are the foundation that shapes children’s future health, […]

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App for Kids – Happy Kids and Active Learners

App for kids to learn colors, shapes, counting, dancing, playing and have fun all day!             It’s free! “Miss Patty’s app makes my little girl smarter!”. “We dance all day with Miss Patty’s music app”. App for Kids –  Happy kids who are active learners. Patty Shukla – YouTube edition […]

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Fire Prevention Week

Fire prevention week is always in October, but anytime is a good time to talk about fire safety. My little boy is almost 3 years old and fascinated with any type of truck, especially ones that make loud noises! We make a big deal when we see a fire truck and imitate their sirens. While it is exciting […]

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month! YAY! ¡celebremos! My ancestors were from Spain and England, so technically that makes me 50% Hispanic.! This is one of the reason I have a Spanish album of children’s music. My most popular songs are also in Spanish. It’s an easy way for children to learn another language! My mother and father are […]

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School Assembly

A school assembly for young children focused on movement, music and curriculum, that’s what I created 7 years ago. It’s called “Musical PE For You & Me” and it covers key development skills such as: Body parts, right and left hand association, follow directions, 5Ws and 1 H, Spanish words, sign language and gross motor skills. […]

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Learn to Read in 10 Easy Steps

Phonics songs, the alphabet song, letter words songs and sight words songs are some easy ways to make reading fun! My son is two and half years old now. He is funny, intuitive and always asking me to read. He pretends he is reading too and follows along, pointing out the main characters in the […]

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Parent Guide to Kindergarten

Parent Guide to Kindergarten success! Kindergarten: What is expected by the time your child starts kindergarten is WAY different then what it used to be. Maybe you are like me and have a toddler who will be going into Kindergarten soon. Yikes! It was a decade ago, that my two older children went to Kindergarten. […]

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Kindergarten Ready Checklist

OMG! Your little one is going to start Kindergarten soon! What a milestone and an exciting new chapter in their lives and yours. Did you know there is a Kindergarten ready checklist that all teachers use as a guide? Yes, there’s one for all ages and levels of education. It’s no secret. YAY! Finding this […]

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