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Holiday Activities

Holiday Activities

December is full of holidays that we can build music therapy interventions around.  Since I mainly work in school settings, I design activities using secular songs and cultural aspects associated with each holiday.  This is also important because it doesn't...

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DYNAMITE!!!!!!!!!

DYNAMITE!!!!!!!!!

I recently posted this on Music Therapy Dynamic's Facebook page, but thought I'd share it here too.  (With some added suggestions!)   Need an age appropriate song to use with teens or young adults? Check out Dynamite by Taio Cruz! I use it in group activities...

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Bumping Up & Down in My EasyGoWagon

Bumping Up & Down in My EasyGoWagon

This post is in response to week 2 of the #MusicTherapyBlogger challenge sponsored by Serenade Designs!     Challenge #2: Write about something that works for you in your everyday life as a music therapist.   I am a traveling music therapist and for years, have...

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Where’s Your Next Show?

Where’s Your Next Show?

I was facilitating a music therapy session for children with multiple needs at an elementary school and it had been a great session. After we sang the "Goodbye Song", a substitute teacher, who had never experienced a music therapy session before, looked at me with a...

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Indestructible Maracas

Indestructible Maracas

[fb_button] If you are looking for maracas that seem to be indestructible and sound good, I highly recommend Hohner's Kids S363 Mini Plastic Maracas. I have used these maracas in my music therapy sessions for almost five years and none of them has ever broken....

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