New Thoughts for a New Year: Music for Music’s Sake

Happy New Year! It is my great honor to join the Kindermusik team as the editor of Minds on Music Blog. Music has and continues to be my life’s passion, and I am excited to curate a useful resource on behalf of this wonderful organization. Learn more about me here. We often read that music […]

Using Music to Boost Infant and Toddler Development

Now that the Christmas rush is past, and you’re breathing again, maybe you find you have a little time for some professional development.  Something fun, something interesting, something practical, and something backed by experience and research.  Look no further than Kindermusik International… We have just the thing for you! If you are an educator who […]

Music, Autism, and One Little Girl’s Story

During certain times of the year, our lives seem to operate on warp speed. December often flies by the fastest. So, today, we ask that you press pause on your life for a moment and catch a glimpse of one little girl’s story, the loving adults invested in her life, and their shared experience with […]

Toddler and Preschooler Craft: Snow Globe

Looking for an idea to entertain the little ones this week? Let it snow globe! Let it snow globe! Let it snow globe! Gather up a few materials and your toddlers and preschoolers can create both memories and a keepsake with you. Post your family’s creations on the Kindermusik International Facebook page. Tag it #KindermusikSnowGlobe.

Research: Involving Parents Increases Positive Outcome for Kids Enrolled in Head Start

New research once again shows that an intentional partnership between parents and teachers positively supports children’s educational outcomes. Without a doubt, parents are a child’s first and best teacher. We know that intuitively and we hear that from early childhood experts and teachers. But, let’s face it. Parents need help. They need partners in their children’s […]