Theresa Case

Educator Spotlight: Yeoh Sheau long

One of the pioneers to introduce early childhood music in Malaysia, Yeoh Sheau long and her sister, Yeoh Sheau in, first brought Kindermusik to Malaysia in 1994.  Kindermusik at SIM grew from two students in Yeoh Sheau in’s inaugural class to a program that today has 15 licensed educators teaching over 50 Kindermusik classes at [...]

No Matter What – Sing to Your Child

It’s the viral video that made its rounds on Facebook and probably made you tear up a bit too.  A mom sings a sad love song to her 10-month baby, and the baby’s eyes well up.  Why does the baby have such an emotional reaction to the mother’s singing? In her article featuring this viral [...]

Book Review: The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco

The Keeping Quilt is the heartwarming biography of four generations of the author’s own immigrant Jewish family and the unique quilt that wraps all of the generations together. “’We will make a quilt to help us always remember home,” Anna’s mother said. ‘It will be like having the family in backhome Russia dance around us [...]

Groundhog Day Fun: Make Your Own Shadow Puppets

With all of the hype and focus on Valentine’s Day, Groundhog Day is often overlooked --- except by the weatherman and the groundhog, of course.  As we all know, the big deal on Groundhog Day is whether or not the groundhog sees his shadow, and if we have hope for an early spring or if [...]

Your Go-To Resource for Fun and Favorite Valentine’s Crafts Just for Young Children

If you’re looking for some simple and enjoyable Valentine’s crafts, look no further.  We’ve pulled together a few of our top favorites to share here with you so you could check off the Valentine’s needed for teacher, Grandma, Uncle Joe, and more, and best of all, so you could sprinkle in a little extra love, [...]