How Making Music Together Supports Coordination

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As you know, Music Together is a music and movement program. In class and at home, children and grownups participate in both large movement and small movement activities. In addition to helping build fine and gross motor skills, these help your child with other important movement skills essential to physical development… Read more

Diaper Bag Songs

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We have a valuable tip for those of you looking for new ideas to deal with fussy little ones: Sing! Changing the words to a few simple songs can make stressful times of day, like transitions, easier for your family. We call these “Diaper Bag Songs” because you can pull them out at any moment. Read on…

The Beat Goes On!

On a sunny Tuesday afternoon at the Las Villas de Carlsbad retirement and assisted living center in Carlsbad, California, a large group of senior residents, children, and parents jam and sing to a rousing rendition of “When the Saints Go Marching In” as part of their weekly Music Together class. Read on…

Musical Parenting Hacks

Musical Parenting Hacks

Ever wanted a magic wand to tame a tantrum? Thrown your hands up trying to get your child to eat another bite? Or wondered how many more miles ’til they hit the road to dreamland? Whatever your parenting 911, we’ve got a musical parenting hack for you to try! The great news is you already have the goods to make the magic happen! So, exhale and read on…

Five Years of Spreading Holiday Cheer with the TODAY Show

During the holiday season, many of us love to give gifts that put smiles on our loved ones’ faces. Here at Music Together, we want to help those in need experience this favorite holiday tradition, so we started one of our own. For the past four holiday seasons, we’ve donated to the TODAY Show Holiday Toy & Gift Drive—and we’re proud to make it number five in 2016! Read More…

First Notes: How Your Baby Responds to Music

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Babies noisily make their grand entrances into this world. At first, all of those cries might not sound like music, but they’re really the first signs of a baby’s innate musicality. Just as they have to babble to develop language, babies have to “babble” in music to learn to sing. Little ones are born with a natural capacity to make music, whether they’re cooing, squealing, crying, or, eventually, giggling and babbling. Read More…

Music Plays an Integral Role in the Inclusive Classroom

Today is Special Education Day, commemorating the 1975 passage of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). At Music Together, we celebrate this landmark legislation, the first U.S. federal law ensuring that all children, including those with disabilities, have access to public education. Read More…

Why We Say, “Hello, Everybody!”

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Bonjour! Ciao! Hola! Shalom! No matter the language, the meaning remains the same: Hello! It’s a greeting that starts conversations and has the power to unite us all. Hello is a gateway to human connection. November 21st is World Hello Day, dedicated to celebrating the importance of communication and preserving a sense of peace among people. Read More…

The Power of Music

We’ve all seen even the youngest children respond positively to music. As soon as they hear the first few notes, they’re bobbing up and down, swaying side-to-side, smiles taking over their little faces. This is the power of music: It’s a universal language that all of us are born ready to enjoy. Read More…