Music for little ears

KIDZ Bop 19 List of Tracks

KIDZ Bop 19 List of Tracks

Kidz Bop 19 is being released on January 18, 2011! I might be part hipster but my children AND students love KIDZ BOP so I am now a fan totally unironically and unabashedly. Kidz Bop 19 has 16 of today’s most popular tracks including “Club Can’t Handle Me” and “The Only Exception.” I will be […]

Kids CD’s To Bring the Calm

Kids CD’s To Bring the Calm

Sometimes, kids get hyped up and you need to bring them back down to Earth. In the preschool class I teach, I put on calming music during snack time, which is just after outdoor play time. Here are a few of the new CDs in my current calm time rotation: Cantilena – Night Songs From […]

Kidz Bop Christmas Party

Kidz Bop Christmas Party

I used to see the Kidz Bop commercials and wonder who on earth would buy something like that. Well. Kidz Bop is a favorite in my preschool classroom and with my own offspring. Kidz Bop Christmas Party puts them in the Christmas spirit with tons of holiday faves, sung by kids, Kidz Bop style. 1. […]

Use Your Words

Use Your Words

As a preschool teacher, I say it dozens of times a day: Use Your Words! Often I have to supply the words for them to repeat: “I’m sorry.” “I wasn’t finished playing with that.”  Use Your Words is a collection of 14 original songs for children ages 2 to 6 designed to give children the […]

World Travels: World Music For Kids

World Travels: World Music For Kids

Children’s musiclabel Music for Little People released World Travels: World Music For Kids this August; a multi-cultural adventure with music gathered from all over the world, performed by musical talents such as Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Cedella Marley Booker, Taj Mahal, Aaron Nigel Smith, Bill Miller, and Buckwheat Zydeco. World Travels: World Music For Kids was […]

Frances England: Mind of My Own

Frances England: Mind of My Own

Frances England’s third CD, Mind Of My Own, will be out November 9! Frances England has a elemental, easy-going vibe…its the kind of songs you can enjoy singing along with, but you can also hear yourself think when the CD is on. As a preschool teacher, this is a big plus! I often put on […]

Pete Seeger: Tomorrow’s Children

Pete Seeger: Tomorrow’s Children

Folk singer Pete Seeger is 91-years-old and released a new album this past July. Tomorrow’s Children is a very folksy and inspirational album wherein Pete Seeger and a gaggle of talented musicians, many of them children (the rivertown kids), celebrate community, nature, freedom, and multiculturalism.   Pete is on every track of the CD, showcasing […]

The Best of the Laurie Berkner Band

The Best of the Laurie Berkner Band

If you have a preschooler, I hope you are initiated to the music of Laurie Berkner Band. If not, Best of the Laurie Berkner Band is a good place to start.   Laurie Berkner herself is a former preschool teacher who turned family-friendly rocker after creating sweet tunes with her class. Just before sitting down […]

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