Songs for Early Childhood: Action, Action, Action!

By Anna Stange  Toddlers and preschool age children are usually bundles of energy.  Songs with motions can captivate their attention, channel their energy, and help teach them motor skills. Traditional finger plays work especially well in the car.  If the child has already been introduced to the songs and actions, he or she can “do” […]

Dan Zanes: Make Children’s Music More Diverse

 By Liz Buchanan Dan Zanes seems to have found a passion – remaking the children’s music world so that it reflects the real world.   Zanes would like the face of children’s music to look more like the subway stop near his home in Brooklyn, NY, where most people are not white and the first language […]