One day a student asked for a scooter-themed song and we improvised with a fun, engaging Scooter Scat. This really gave new meaning to “thinking on your feet!”Read More
When you need to get someone's attention, it can be tempting to just get louder. That works fine in the short term but in the classroom, you can quickly observe that everyone else gets louder too.Read More
Why are we grown-ups so serious? I know…jobs, bills, responsibility, politics…there are plenty of reasons adulting could cause the permanent loss of one’s funny bone!
Take a moment to think…when is the last time you laughed? I am not talking about polite chuckling. I am referring to that uncontrollable, belly aching, eyes watering, can’t catch your breath laughter. I feel like I used to laugh like that all the time but now it’s a rare and wonderful gift.Read More
Fall in NYC is one of my favorite things. Energy fills the city as the seasons change, the air cools, trees burst with vibrant colors... We can joyfully observe all of these changes using our five senses.Read More
WHY ARE SO MANY KIDS SONGS ABOUT ANIMALS? Because children can relate to animals easily. They imitate the sounds. They notice the shapes. They are frequently cuddly or small. Children can be mindful of animals, as well as amused by them. They offer a great platform for early learning.Read More