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Childrens Music

Make Music for Everyone

Evan Curran | Posted 02.11.2013 | Entertainment
Evan Curran

For children, listening to music is like dreaming. Kids connect to the raw data feed and interface directly with the sound waves. I know this because I work in a school and I play music with kids almost every day. Also, I was a kid, once.

Beluga Whale That Inspired 'Baby Beluga' Song Dies

The Huffington Post | Allie Compton | Posted 08.09.2012 | Green

Kavna, the beluga whale that inspired the beloved children's song "Baby Beluga" by Raffi, died from a possible cancer-related illness on Monday aftern...

Chaos In The Wiggles!

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 05.17.2012 | Entertainment

SYDNEY -- Three members of the children's music quartet The Wiggles will be hanging up their colorful outfits and leaving the Australian band this yea...

Musical Lessons From Our Children

Lori Custodero | Posted 05.26.2012 | Parents
Lori Custodero

When we say "children's music" we generally think of music written FOR children. Children make their own music, and they do for reasons that meet developmental needs for expression, belonging, comfort, and complexity -- they sing to know.

Lisa Loeb Live at the Art and Wine Festival in San Carlos, CA

Ruth Gerson | Posted 01.29.2012 | Entertainment
Ruth Gerson

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Lisa Loeb's Silly Sing-Along -- A Zany Children's Book and CD

Ruth Gerson | Posted 12.05.2011 | Arts
Ruth Gerson

My kids and I have been listening to Lisa Loeb's new children's album and book, Lisa Loeb's Silly Sing-Along: The Disappointing Pancake and Other Zany Songs, in the car for the last week and we have it fully memorized.

Australian School Drops 'Gay' From Children's Song, Sparks Controversy

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SYDNEY — An Australian school principal has asked students to stop using the word "gay" when singing a classic children's song, but said Thursda...

Rose's Rockettes

Robert Rose | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Rose

In my second year of teaching, I had a terrific bunch. There were six gifted children in my sixth grade class who became my teaching assistants.

An Interview with Dan Zanes, Plus Pete Yorn & Scarlett Johansson, Smokey & Santana, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With the new DVD release The Fine Friends Are Here!, Dan Zanes and Friends present colorful music and images that are not just for children, but also for the big kid in all of us.