Using the Magic of the Pentatonic Scale

Using the Magic of the Pentatonic Scale

Apr 25, 2016

  Ding-a-ding !!!  It is a good thing the bells we play around with during our Kindermusik gathering time these days are all part of a harmonious PENTATONIC scale.  If not, it would have been very hard to listen to the clashing sounds.  This full chromatic set of high quality children’s hand bells were a delightful find for me, and I was eager to...

Storms in our bodies with Ms Debbie and LaVar Burton

Storms in our bodies with Ms Debbie and LaVar Burton

May 9, 2015

How would your child react if they knew about a storm in their body?  Do they know they can make a storm sound story with their body?  What would they say if you asked, “Can you swallow a storm?”    And what happens to “The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm”? I was recently blown away by the opportunity to join LaVar Burton for a...

Sharing Kindermusik Love 2015

Sharing Kindermusik Love 2015

Feb 14, 2015

Let’s SHARE Kindermusik LOVE this Valentine’s Day ! Kindermusik Playdates in Lakeland, FL Song Downloads Family Music Coloring Pages SHARING the LOVE on Facebook Sometimes sharing love is a one-way prospect, like giving someone something with no expectation of anything in return, with no recognition of who is actually even doing the giving, or...

Finding Pumpkins in Polk and More…2014

Finding Pumpkins in Polk and More…2014

Oct 7, 2014

“WHERE, oh Where, oh Where are the pumpkins? …  Way down yonder in the pumpkin patch.”    Besides just taking a drive around town, it is sometimes hard to locate information about WHERE the pumpkin patches are !   But I have my resources, and my determination to FIND Pumpkin Patches in Lakeland, Auburndale, Winter Haven, and close to Polk...

Sharing Stories and Songs That Create a Sense of Self and Belonging

Sharing Stories and Songs That Create a Sense of Self and Belonging

Apr 19, 2014

Which events does your family celebrate in April?   Passover?  Easter?   Earth Day?  How about all three?   What is the best way to celebrate these events with children?  There are many answers to that question that are key to who you are and what you believe.   If a step is taken back to look at these celebrations from a more global perspective, it may...

Classical Music that Engages Children

Classical Music that Engages Children

Jan 24, 2014

Many composers have written classical music specifically for children.  We may know a few, like Peter and the Wolf, or Carnival of the Animals, but to find an extensive collection that is easy to share with, and actively engage children is not information that is found easily.  Kindermusik albums include several short sections of engaging classical music in...