Our Musical Gift Picks for Kids

As the Holidays approach, we would love to share some of our favorite musical gift picks for kids. All of the books and cd’s below pack a tremendous amount of musical knowledge into a format so fun that your kids won’t even realize that they are learning – which is a lot like Musication! 1 […]

Practicing, Playing & How To Get The Most Out Of Your Child’s Lessons

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PRACTICING- Even if your child is a 3 year old beginner, it’s important to encourage practicing/playing at home. Of course this will not happen overnight, it may very well take months to establish a good practice routine where your child is comfortable playing/practicing at home. It’s best to try and encourage your child to practice/play […]

Why Music Should Be an Essential Part of Your Child’s Education

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Did you know that music ignites and benefits all parts of a child’s developing brain? From social/emotional, motor, language, and overall literacy, exposing music to children during early development has been proven to help young minds grow. More and more, researchers are discovering that music education has a much larger impact on our children’s futures […]

During Week One of Music Camp we Found Sound!

Last week was our first week of the summer session of Musication Camp.  Our theme was “Found Sound” and we explored sounds, learned about strange instruments, made music out of everyday objects, recorded our own sounds and music, and learned what instruments are made of and where they come from. We had a very special […]

DIY Instrument Making-“Rainsticks”

Looking for a fun filled music and craft activity to do with your kiddos! Well, how about making instruments with them!? This week we are making Rainsticks. Here’s how. WHAT YOU NEED: Used paper towel roll tube or any long cardboard tube. Tape, scissors, glue, crayons, markers, stickers, paint, glitter, paper/tissue paper. (You don’t need […]