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Teaching Young Children
December 1, 2017

Message in a Backpack™ Make Animal Music

There are lots of ways to be playful and support your child’s learning. Here are some ideas for how to connect children’s love of animals to musical exploration.

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Authored by: H. Ellie Falter
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Young Children
Vol. 72, No. 5
November 1, 2017

November 2017

Creativity Throughout the Day
YC November 2017 issue
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November 14, 2016

Sing With Me Baby!

Singing to a child is a great way to encourage musical development; but what are some additional ways to support very young children in this developmental milestone?

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Authored by: Amanda Holliday
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Raffi’s Got a Love Bug

Read our interview with Raffi on how children learn from music and the many ways he hopes children, teachers, and families connect with his new songs.
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Playing with Music at Home

Here are some tips on how your family can play with music and connect it to learning at home.
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Take Your Child to a Live Performance

Family friendly live performances are a wonderful introduction for your child into the world of performing arts. Here are some tips to help children prepare for visits to performance venues.
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