Top 10 Christmas Songs for Kids 2016

Singing Christmas songs

Family traditions are so important at Christmas time. Putting up the Christmas decorations, making the Christmas pudding, and singing Christmas songs at home are all part of the fun for many families. Singing regularly with your children creates a warm feeling of love and security. It is a lovely thing to do around Christmas time, to strengthen your family bond, and to make wonderful memories for you and them! Here is my list of the top 10 Christmas songs for kids: Continue reading “Top 10 Christmas Songs for Kids 2016”

Originally posted 2016-12-14 18:14:56. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Music Activities at 4 Months Old

The difference in J’s development in just one month is quite remarkable. Now that he is 4 months old, he is grabbing deliberately at things, looking with confidence to where sounds are coming from, laughing , playing, reacting, and wriggling around all over the place! The musical games and activities we have been trying with him this month have been brilliant fun. Now that he is responding to us, we are able to let him lead a little more – repeating his favourite songs and games again and again, to always guarantee a laugh. Here are some of the things I would recommend doing with your 4-month old baby: Continue reading “Music Activities at 4 Months Old”

Baby’s First Xmas!

Before J was born, I was adamant that we would not be buying him lots of presents for his first Christmas. I insisted that he would be far too young to know what was going on, the whole thing would probably overwhelm him, and there would be far more important things to spend our money on! However, as Xmas creeps ever closer, I’ve found myself so excited! I am excited to create memories for our family, and start traditions that we will carry through for years to come, even if J will have no memory of the day. And at 4 1/2 months old, he could definitely do with some new toys! I have compiled a short list of some of the best music-based ideas we have, and what J will be getting in his first stocking this year…

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Originally posted 2016-12-09 16:35:16. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Music Activities at 3 Months Old

It’s a cliche to say that it is never too early to begin learning music, but the benefits are endless! Singing helps with baby’s language development, movement helps with their cognitive development, and it is a great bonding activity. Allowing your baby to enjoy and connect with music is something that can continue throughout their life, and is one of the greatest gifts you can give them. J is now 3 months old, and we are loving all of our musical moments and games with him. Here is a sample of some things you can try:

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