Patriotic Summer Music Activities for Kids

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Be sure to check out the giveaway for homeschool supplies below! Patriotic Summer Music Activities for Kids Since we have several patriotic holidays over the summer, you can bring a little structure and fun to your days by doing patriotic summer music activities with your kids. Sing patriotic songs, learn a little history, add in … Read more

Teaching Children How to Listen

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Listening is essential! In our highly visual world where both adults and children spend hours focusing our eyes on televisions, computers, video games, and electronic devices, we distinctly overlook how important it is to listen.  Listening is the cornerstone of development. A baby first orders its world through sound, since one is unable to see … Read more

10 Reasons to Study the Orchestra, Composers and Music Appreciation

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Music appreciation means that everyone appreciates music in some form. But many parents are hesitant to have their children study formal music appreciation – that is, the orchestra, composers and classical music – because they think their child is not interested in this kind of music. Certainly, classical music offers more depth than your regular … Read more

The Best Resources for Learning about the Orchestra and Composers

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There are many fun resources for learning about the orchestra and composers. (This post contains affiliate links.) Here are my top choices. Jus’ Classical is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. … Read more

Benefits of Early Childhood Music Education: 11 Reasons Kids Need Music More Than Ever!

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Benefits of Early Childhood Music Education: 11 Reasons Kids Need Music More Than Ever! Parents have lots of options when it comes to activities for their children. How’s a parent to choose between Baby Yoga and Toddler Soccer and Mommy & Me Cooking Classes and Musikgarten early childhood music education classes? Here are 11 important ways children benefit from music … Read more