Combining Music + Art: A Hawaiian Theme for Elementary Students


There is no denying that summer is here in Miami. Hot temperatures, afternoon rainstorms, staying inside to soak up the AC. Yup, summer is definitely here! At the Children's Resources Summer Camp, there's a different theme for each week of camp. I love this, because it gives me a creative jumping off point for planning [...]

Combining Music + Art: A Hawaiian Theme for Elementary Students2019-10-17T12:28:16+00:00

Need More Beach Theme Ideas?


I don't know about you, but I'm not ready to put my summer session plans away just yet! I love using my uke and singing about relaxing days at the beach. There are so many creative ways to design sensory, cognitive, and movement activities around a beach theme (click here to check out some of those [...]

Need More Beach Theme Ideas?2016-10-23T18:45:33+00:00

It’s Beach Theme Time


I love a good themed session, don't you? I like using themes because they help me think outside the box to find new ideas to use, and really inspire me to be creative in how I help my clients meet their goals. This month, it's all about the BEACH! Here are some of the experiences I [...]

It’s Beach Theme Time2016-10-23T18:45:08+00:00

A Sense~ational Summer Session Plan


I don't know about you, but I am ready for a little fun in the sun! Even though I live in Miami, I always get excited to go to the beach. I love the smell of the suntan lotion and the sound of the waves. The summer is also a great time to bring some of the [...]

A Sense~ational Summer Session Plan2013-07-24T13:00:24+00:00

Flora the Fish


Hey hey! I'm back for another Saturday Song Share! Today's song was one of the very first ones I wrote when I started my job at UCP's Early Beginnings Academy back in 2006. I figured since summer is in full swing it would be appropriate to share a song about Flora the Fish (see pics [...]

Flora the Fish2012-06-30T17:57:35+00:00

“I Like to Go to the Beach!” – A Multisensory Experience


Multisensory Stimulation I recently got back from vacation in beautiful Naples with my boyfriend. This trip inspired me to do a post on one of my favorite themes for my summer music therapy sessions - a Trip to the Beach! I have used this session plan for  groups of children on the autism spectrum and [...]

“I Like to Go to the Beach!” – A Multisensory Experience2019-10-12T20:43:35+00:00