5 Simple Ways To Encourage Brain Development With Music…

Babies, babies, everywhere. We all love the little ones and a recent article published in Mindshift offers 5 simple ways to encourage brain development in our youngest of learners… 5 simple ways to encourage brain development Ron Ferguson is the brain behind this research study which he refers to as the “Boston Basics” and that [Read More…]

There Are Benefits To Children Dancing With Their Parents and Care Givers and Our Music Can Help!…

Well WE certainly have known the value of dancing with children. We see kids come alive at our Growing Sound concerts when we invite them to join with us on “Do the Walk”, “Make a Face”, “Dance Like The Whole World’s watching” and more. The Surprise Benefit of Moving and Grooving with Your Kid   [Read More…]

Using Music With Infants and Toddlers To Brighten Their Mood, Benefit the Brain, and Boost Their Language Skills…

Back in 2016, ZerotoThree.org published an article by Rebecca Parlakian and Claire Lerner that studied the effects of using Music with Infants and Toddlers. In this article, they explore the many ways that music promotes growth in the various developmental domains and how infant/toddler professionals can use music experiences to support children’s early learning. Check [Read More…]

Building Grit and Resilience With Babies and Toddlers Using Music…

The 74 recently published an article titled “What You Never Realized You Were Teaching Your Child About Grit & Resilience: MIT Study Captures Techniques That Work for Babies as Young as 13 Months”. The article, written by Kate Stringer talks about the results of a recent study by MIT Graduate Student-Julia Leonard. Ms. Leonard was [Read More…]

How Our Music Can Help Your Child Know Their Own Strength By Using Character Science…

  Growing Sound continues our efforts to promote positive social-emotional learning and development through Character Science. An article recently published in the Kentucky Tribune helps explain what Character Science is all about and the need to raise awareness to help build strengths in both adults and children. You can read the full article here. Award [Read More…]

Music Can Help Kids Make Transitions Much Easier – View a List Back to School Transitions from River City News…

  Our thanks to River City News for sharing these great tips for making back to school transitions easier for children. We LOVE that they included our song, “I Keep A Kiss In My Pocket” in this article. This song promote healthy attachment, one of the 3 protective factors that help build resilience. Read the [Read More…]

How Music Can Help Foster Mindfulness In Children…

This is an article we found interesting in regards to implementing the MINDUP Curriculum into the classroom. Researchers are continuing to see proven examples of how academic performance improves when mindfulness strategies are used. Although the research conducted in this article was on older children, we see mindfulness strategies used in the early childhood classroom [Read More…]

Tips On How You Can Make the Most Out of Reading Aloud to Your Children…

Making the Most of Reading Aloud: Practical Strategies for Parents of Young Children is a terrific article recently published by PBS.org with an interesting study. Check out the full article here. ​Read the Pictures! We especially liked the suggestions for parents and “read the pictures” really jumped out at us as it is a great [Read More…]