Music + Math in Therapy
Hello blog readers!
This week I led a Mommy & Me at the Library Music Session at the Key Biscayne Library and boy did we have fun!
We did a song story about baby animals, sang the blues with mini microphones, twirled with rainbow colored streamers, danced a country hoe-down with the parachute, and played peek-a-boo with mommy and our scarves (I think this was the most popular activity by far!)
Another program I facilitate at local libraries is Rockin’ and Readin’, where we use music to address literacy skills. I also try to incorporate other academic concepts into my sessions for the older children that attend.
One of those concepts is math.
Truth be told, math was never one of my favorite subjects in school, but I’ve found that when I combine music + math, it is a winning combination.
Check out these articles where I share how you can address math skills in your music therapy sessions:
Cupcakes + Music + Math = A Winning Combination (video included!)
Fun with File Folder Games (includes one of my favorite resources!)
Hopefully these ideas will inspire you to incorporate math concepts into your music therapy sessions!
Now I’d love to hear from YOU! Leave a comment below and let us know how you address math skills in your music therapy sessions.