Create Your Own Book ‘n Songs

2015-07-29T15:12:44+00:00October 29th, 2014|

Ever since my Rockin' and Readin' at the Library program started back up in August, I've been thinking a LOT about singable stories, or as I like to call them Book 'n Songs. Because these sessions take place at the library, many of the interventions target early literacy skills. We work on letter identification, rhyming words, [...]

Making Music at the Library

2014-12-18T02:23:15+00:00October 22nd, 2014|

I'm writing this blog post with one hand as my 4-month old baby snoozes on my chest. Not a bad way to get work done, is it? As hard as it is to be productive with such a cute, interactive, smiley baby around, I've still managed to set up some excellent programming for the upcoming [...]

You Can Use A Maraca For That?

2013-02-20T16:48:51+00:00February 20th, 2013|

I love when my clients inspire me and give me new ideas for interventions during my music therapy sessions. This happened a few weeks ago and I've been using the idea ever since. One little guy I work with individually loves book and songs. I use this type of musical experience to work on expressive language, [...]

Book ‘n Song: “My First Book of The Body”

2011-12-10T00:57:42+00:00December 10th, 2011|

In light of the excitement surrounding my recent project Rockin' and Readin' at the Library and Rockin' and Readin' at the Library PLUS I thought I'd continue with my theme of early literacy skills, reading, and books. Today's Book 'n Song post is about a book called "My First Book of The Body" by Chuck [...]

Book ‘n Song: “Ten Little Fingers”

2011-09-18T16:03:28+00:00September 18th, 2011|

Music therapy with the baby and toddler class at UCP is one of my favorite groups of the week. I get to see them meet so many developmental milestones, which is amazing - I feel like a proud mama! Our music therapy sessions focus on the following developmental areas: - Moving to music - Social skills: giving [...]

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