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  • Simple Music Activities for Halloween

    Halloween is a prime time for creepy music, stories, and instrument activities.  You don't have to be a music teacher - or even knowledgeable about music - to implement these ideas. (In fact... if you have little to no musical knowledge, read on - because this post is for YOU !) Disclaimer: I don't like super scary things for Halloween. The worl...
  • Favorite Audiobooks to Teach Children About Composers & Culture

    I've written before about the many beautiful picture books for children about composers and music. Having a variety of books in your home builds a sense of curiosity and interest in your children. What happens, however, when our children get older? Finding quality literature (in any subject area) can be a bit of a challenge. You need to look a b...
  • 15 Picture Books About Music

    Children can learn just about anything from a beautiful picture book.   Following is a list of 15 of our favorite picture books that have music connections. There are SO MANY MORE, but these are 15 that have been used, well-loved, and requested time and again. They are also books that will naturally go along with many of our SQUILT self-direc...