A Very Cute Story for Mother’s Day!

“Where’s My Mom?” by Julia Donaldson Don’t you love the cover of this book? All of the illustrations are just as cute and original. The story is wonderful, and the musical possibilities make it a perfect choice for a Mother’s Day read-along. At first I worried that the plot of the story, about a little monkey who […]

Once Upon a Monday: Stories for Music Time

Old Makimba Had a Farm by Rachel Isadora It seems like all young children are familiar with Old MacDonald! In this version, set in Africa, preschoolers can learn about different kinds of animals, from cheetahs to baboons. Best of all, children can sing along on the “E-I- E-I-O” chorus, which keeps them actively engaged in […]