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Preschool Transition Songs

Transition Songs Preschool transition songs are a vital part of a child’s every day routine in the classroom. A transition is something that helps moves children from one activity to another. Transitions can be rhythmic chants, songs, or short stories. Early Childhood Music Class I have been teaching early childhood music or as we say “Mommy & […]

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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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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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Transportation Songs and Lesson Plan Ideas

Why do we LOVE transportation songs and themes so much? Because it’s part of our every day lives! We drive our car to the grocery store, we watch the garbage truck pick up our trash, we wait for the train to pass, we ride bicycles around our neighborhood and when we see our big brother […]

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Preschool Ready with Music, Song and Dance

Mom in the Now blog by Tove Maren Stakkestad My favorite way to get the kids preschool ready is with music, song and dance! Recently I had the stereo cranked UP as I was driving around with the kids in the car. In true mom-fashion, the tunes I had blaring were of course children’s songs […]

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Preschool Readiness Checklist and Music Apps

Children learn best through music and repetition! It wasn’t until my son’s preschool closed down half way through the year and I moved him to a different school that I realized he was NOT ready for kindergarten. I thought all preschools were the same, but they are not. Some are more of a day care […]

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