More Halloween Songs!

Two more halloween songs from member Liz Buchanan and your trusty Blog Editor, Alina Celeste! Also, member Judy Pancoast shared a Halloween Songs Playlist with us on the list-serv and it’s a spooky good time! This is my version of One Little Owl, with verses compliments of my students.   Halloween Rhymes By Liz Buchanan Chorus: […]

Partner Spotlight: Songs for Teaching

The Children’s Music Network is honored and grateful for the support of our wonderful Business Sponsors and Non-Profit Partners. This series is meant to shed a little more light on what they do. 1. What is your mission? Songs for Teaching mission is simple: to use music to promote learning. 2. How do you apply […]

Apple Picking on Throwback Thursdays

This is a cross-post from member Liz Buchanan’s blog. It’s apple picking season, and she has shared two great song-celebrations! It’s apple-picking season! New England’s many apple orchards are a favorite field trip for school and preschool groups, combined with units on healthy eating and making recipes for applesauce, apple pie and more. You can […]

Raising the Roof and Opening the Heart by Eve Kodiak

This is a cross-post from member Eve Kodiak’s blog, about the CMN conference held this past September. It’s been roughly six weeks since the conference, but it was such a rich and wonderful experience, many of us are still talking about it. I’ve been pondering lately what I really care about in life. Research shows […]

Getting into the October Rhythm

This piece is a re-post from member Liz Buchanan’s blog. Around the time the leaves begin to fall here in New England, I start thinking about waltzing around the room with brightly-colored scarves. Dancing and singing with a 3/4 beat gives young listeners a distinct sense of a rhythm that differs from the 4/4 pattern. […]