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Zeezok Music Appreciation Curriculum

Sometimes I’ll catch myself becoming deeply aware of a single moment.  It can be a look, a phrase, or just a particular event that sucks me into a sort of slow motion reverie where I just know a lifelong memory is … Continue reading

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REVIEW and GIVEAWAY – Recess Monkey “Deep Sea Diver”

I’ve been quiet on here lately and I apologize for the lack of posts.  We’re schooling through the summer (albeit with a lesser workload); and we’re still settling into our new home and undergoing some more renovations.  And yes, I … Continue reading

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REVIEW and GIVEAWAY – “I Like Everything About You (Yes I Do)” by Crosspulse Percussion Ensemble

I immerse my girls in music.  We listen to music while we do school work, we listen to music while we play and while we clean, and especially when we’re driving in the car. At any given time of the … Continue reading

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REVIEW and GIVEAWAY – “Whatever I Want To Be” by Young Avenue Kids

In my most recent post, I shared 7 Tips to Help Instill a Love of Classical Music and laid out some simple suggestions to foster an early appreciation in young children. One of the easiest tips to implement is simply playing more … Continue reading

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7 Suggestions For Fostering a Love of Classical Music In Your Children

If I could only listen to one genre of music for the rest of my life- without a doubt it would be classical.  Classical music can raise my spirits; it can bring me to tears- it motivates and inspires me. … Continue reading

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-Piano Fingers- Beginner Piano Printable for Early Elementary

Earlier this school year I made a concerted effort to begin piano instruction with my girls.  I have no background in music other than occasional fleeting band classes during my middle school years and a very brief stint attempting to … Continue reading

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REVIEW and GIVEAWAY – “Sha Doo Be Doop” by Miss Nina – Children’s Music CD

We’re still in the midst of our transition to our new home and new country lifestyle.  Truth be told, it’ll probably be another two months before renovations are complete and we’re settled in completely   It’s such an exciting, yet overwhelming experience.  Last … Continue reading

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Letting Go of Da Vinci

While I was pregnant with my first child I had all these grandiose plans about the things I would do with her: immersion in a foreign language, early violin lessons, nightly readings of classic literature, routine trips to museums and … Continue reading

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REVIEW and GIVEAWAY – “Hootenanny” music CD by Jambo

I know I’m not the only one who blares the music when they find themselves driving alone in the car.  After being perpetually bombarded with a varying assortment of children’s and classical music, those rare occurrences that find me driving solo in … Continue reading

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Movement & Music Activities for Home Schoolers

One very common regret from home schoolers is that art and music seem to take a back burner to other subjects.  As parents we spend such massive amounts of time preparing our resources and materials for the “readin’, writin’ and … Continue reading

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