Good Morning My Sunshine

Good Morning My Sunshine

Jan 12, 2016

“Good Morning my sunshine.”    A baby wakes up…  and everybody wakes up, although some folks get to go back to sleep.  A stumbling parent fights the urge to stop at the bathroom in order to reach the baby as soon as possible, opens the door, and greets the baby with smiles and a cheerful voice, sometimes heart felt, sometimes  tongue in...

Magical Pumpkin Play with Music and More

Magical Pumpkin Play with Music and More

Oct 17, 2015

Pumpkins are a mystical magical fruit, in that they can be so many different things. There is certainly a magic in the nature of planting the seed and watching it grow, helping it along the way. There is magic in how it can be transformed into Pumpkin pie, muffins or cookies. There is magic in how it can be transformed into a jolly glowing face, or a work of...

Centering on Self and Social Starting in September 2015

Centering on Self and Social Starting in September 2015

Aug 27, 2015

It is becoming increasingly clear that we must make emotional and social development a priority for both the academic and lifelong benefit of our children. Learn to nurture and guide your child through music: to develop a strong sense of self, to be proud of the ability to control their actions, and to interact well with others. ………. These...

Best Elements in Music education for 5 – 6 year olds

Best Elements in Music education for 5 – 6 year olds

Aug 18, 2015

While there is a lot of information about the benefits of music education, sometimes it is harder to find what parents should be seeking for their young child’s music development.  Opinions vary greatly according to the source, and often parents have misconceptions about musical development.  For example, parents may not consider the child’s musical...

Benefits for Language and Literacy

Benefits for Language and Literacy

Jul 4, 2015

Kindermusik is so much more than music. Early INTERACTIVE music experiences can have a significant impact on a child’s developing language skills, as well as on literacy and reading. . Long before a child is able to speak, they are listening, recognizing that words flow into phrases.  And their brain is processing how rhythm and pitch interplay with...

Let’s Build on Beats with ALL Ms Debbie’s Drums

Let’s Build on Beats with ALL Ms Debbie’s Drums

Jun 25, 2015

Picture a beautiful evening around Lake Mirror in Lakeland.  A nice grassy opening is adorned with colorful drums and percussion instruments galore, just waiting for children of all ages and abilities, and their families to arrive and explore the many sounds that can be created within the circle.  A leader emerges and starts an engaging beat.  The rhythm is...