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Activities for Every Day of Week of the Young Child®

By Lydia Bowers, author of We Listen to Our Bodies and Shawn Forster, vice president of Peaceful Schools and artistic director of Peaceful Schools Productions Started in 1971 by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), Week … Continue reading

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Simple Songs to Help Kids Stay Healthy During the Pandemic

By Amadee Ricketts, author of Gentle Hands and Other Sing-Along Songs for Social-Emotional Learning Here are some songs you can teach children to help them remember and understand the important issues of mask wearing and handwashing during the pandemic. The … Continue reading

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If You’re Learning and You Know It, Sing a Song!

By Amadee Ricketts, author of Gentle Hands and Other Sing-Along Songs for Social-Emotional Learning Singing is a wonderful tool for learning, reinforcing concepts, and creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere in your home, library, or classroom. Music also plays a … Continue reading

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3 New Ways to Use Music with Young Children

Music has been used to communicate thoughts and feelings for a very long time. Lullabies abound in all cultures, bonding the parent and baby with calming tones. These become a ritual, signifying that it is time to calm down, settle … Continue reading

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