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  • Learn About The Nutcracker - with SQUILT LIVE!

    The story of The Nutcracker provides an array of learning opportunities for children. It is so much more than the childhood story of the Nutcracker fighting the Mouse King, or being able to recognize The Dance of The Sugarplum Fairy.  The Nutcracker is a classic tale (actually first called "The Nutcracker and The Mouse King" by ETA Hoffman), ...
  • Free Advent SQUILT Lesson

    Advent is all about waiting, expectation, and preparation.  What better way to convey this to our children than through the beautiful music and words of traditional Advent hymns?  When we finally arrive at Christmas Day our hearts have been yearning for the birth of Jesus - yearning for that peace and hope that only He can provide. Super Quie...
  • 5 Fun Classical Pieces for Kids

    Raising musical kids can sometimes seem challenging. One of the easiest ways to instill musicality is through LISTENING to music, and one of the easiest ways to introduce your children to Classical music is through GREATClassical music. These five pieces are guaranteed to have your children asking for MORE.  Not only are these pieces staples ...
  • Music Appreciation for Fall

    Fall is the perfect season to include music appreciation in your children's education. The days are growing shorter and chilly weather inspires us to spend more time indoors with cozy activities.  Super Quiet UnInterrupted Listening Time is the perfect way to build a love of great music as well as a habit of attention in children.  We want to...
  • Music and The Special Needs Child

    Music is powerful - especially powerful for children. If we exclude music from our children's education, we are depriving them of an entire WORLD of experiences, emotions, and creative processes. Music can help children relate to others, express themselves, and improve reasoning skills. (I could go on and on - there are SO MANY benefits.) Mus...
  • The Importance of Music in Children's Lives

    Knowledge of beautiful music enriches our children in so many ways.  This music represents all that is true, beautiful, and good - not to mention the emotional and intellectual benefits it provides. To be well rounded adults, our children should have a basic knowledge of music history - certain composers, certain pieces, and a basic under...