Tuneful Teens

Need New Pop Songs for Your Teens Sessions?

What pop songs are you digging right now? Currently I'm loving "Can't Stop the Feeling" by Justin Timberlake and "Try Everything" by Shakira. Anyone else? Sometimes it can be really hard to find songs that we can bring into our music therapy sessions. In my case, they need to fit the following criteria: Have "appropriate" lyrics & [...]

Need New Pop Songs for Your Teens Sessions?2016-08-31T13:32:11+00:00

Looking For New Pop Songs To Use In Your Sessions? Read On.

It can be TOUGH to find pop songs that are "appropriate" for our teen music therapy sessions. I get it. There are drug references, sexual innuendos and curse words in many of the new songs out now. When I'm looking for songs that are "appropriate," I'm looking for songs that are free of inappropriate language and [...]

Looking For New Pop Songs To Use In Your Sessions? Read On.2018-06-19T18:03:06+00:00

Here Come the Holidays

It's December and I can feel the excitement for the holidays building! This is my favorite time of the year. I love the decorations, the holiday songs, the food, the get togethers ~ all of it! To spread a little holiday cheer, I want to share with you a brand new offering ~ a Holiday [...]

Here Come the Holidays2019-12-04T13:20:21+00:00

Are you Looking for More Pop Songs to Use in Your Teen Sessions?

It's that time of year again! Time for an update of Tuneful Teens 1 and 2 where I add in all the new, hot, fresh pop songs that the teens are playing on their ipods these days. I know it can be hard to keep up with latest trends in music and the newest singers, [...]

Are you Looking for More Pop Songs to Use in Your Teen Sessions?2015-06-03T14:42:17+00:00

Being Brave with Your Teen Music Therapy Groups

Bravery - This is a theme that's reappeared quite frequently in the last year or two....in Disney movies and in songs. I think this theme is very relevant to teens and so I decided to incorporate it into my music therapy sessions last week. These are sessions for teens with autism and other special needs and [...]

Being Brave with Your Teen Music Therapy Groups2018-06-07T18:34:28+00:00

MORE St. Paddy’s Day Session Ideas

Last week, I shared some of my favorite St. Paddy's Day session ideas for my tween and teen music therapy groups. Check that post out HERE! Today I want to share a few more ideas. I always love having a theme or holiday to inspire my session planning! Movement to an Irish Jig There is [...]

MORE St. Paddy’s Day Session Ideas2019-02-28T17:46:46+00:00

St. Paddy’s Day Session Ideas

St. Paddy's Day is almost here! I am very excited - I always love having a holiday that I can use as a theme to base my sessions around. What could be more creatively stimulating than a holiday filled with leprechauns, rainbows, and shamrocks? Today I'm going to share some ideas I have for my [...]

St. Paddy’s Day Session Ideas2019-03-07T19:53:01+00:00

Shake, Rattle, & Roll

Did you catch my two big announcements? One HERE and one HERE? I have to say I'm pretty excited about both! In preparation for the launch of Tuneful Teens 2 on February 1st, I'm going to share an activity I use with my teen groups that can be adapted in various ways depending on the [...]

Shake, Rattle, & Roll2015-06-03T14:43:26+00:00

Time For My BIG Announcement!

Hello there! I'm coming to you on a Monday because I just could not wait until our usual Weekly Wednesday blog post to spill the beans. I have an exciting announcement that I've been holding in...oh, for about the past year now! First, I have a few questions for ya: - Do you work with [...]

Time For My BIG Announcement!2019-10-13T17:54:37+00:00