Drum Up a Ditty for Daddy

Drum Up a Ditty for Daddy

Jun 18, 2016

Gifts don’t always come in a box.   Sometimes, the best gifts are simply heard and felt with the heart.   Imagine the look on dad’s face when he hears a song… for him, from the voice of his child. A song from the heart can be created and given by children who are just starting to talk, to those who are ready to be creative songwriters, at any...

Tommy Thumbs – Two of my Best Friends

Tommy Thumbs – Two of my Best Friends

Mar 8, 2016

“I have TWO friends that I carry with me everywhere I go…  my Tommy Thumbs !   How about you?  Did you bring yours?”  Toddlers love to have friends with them, who are ready for a game or two whenever they are called out.  ”Tommy, Tommy Thumbs, where are you?   Oh… THERE you are.  Are you ready for a dancing game?” Tommy...

Wild for Winter Wonders

Wild for Winter Wonders

Nov 28, 2015

As parents, we want our children to experience the many wonders that life has to offer.  Through their young eyes, we get to revisit the childhood wonder of winter and the holidays that are woven within its fabric.  Those of us in Lakeland, FL have to improvise a bit and be creative in making this season REAL for our children. Our holiday celebrations can be...

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...

Create Art with Lakeland Artists

Create Art with Lakeland Artists

Jul 5, 2015

The amazing creative collaborative community of KRaP Art Studio is partnering with local artists in Lakeland and Polk County to offer a variety of art workshops lead by local Lakeland artists. To get the most up to date info on classes and workshops offered, LIKE and follow the KRaP Art Facebook Page. To get an overview of the creative spaces and offerings here,...

Listen, Copy and Connect

Listen, Copy and Connect

Jun 22, 2015

In our Kindermusik classes, we often enjoy active listening and vocal play.   Truly listening and attempting to match what is heard is an incredibly important skill for a musician, with the voice, with the body and with an instrument. On top of that skill, the next step is to connect that particular sound or movement with a cue. For example, a violin player...