I can’t believe that I’m almost finished with my last week of my internship! The past few months have flown by, and I have learned so much in what feels like a short time. As I have reflected on my experiences, I found that there are ten songs that I used very often throughout
New Song Activity: “Alphabet Kitchen” Over the course of my internship, I’ve had the opportunity to work with a number of students with goals that involve the alphabet; ranging from writing the entire alphabet, both in lower and upper case letters, to letter identification. In order to serve multiple students with their alphabet
Summertime and the living is bopping! Hey y'all, Danielle here again with another playlist to celebrate the sunny season! It's hard to believe we're over halfway through the year, and now that summer is officially here, I'm excited to share ten family friendly songs which will have you and your loved ones movin'
No instruments? No problem! Making your own music is a breeze with these fun websites! Hello again, Danielle here to show you just how easy it is for you and your loved ones of all ages to create your own music using these five interactive websites—NO downloads or instruments required and all 100%
Say hello to 2021 with these 10 groovy tunes! Hey y'all, Danielle here again! It's been a pretty wild year and we all deserve to celebrate the fact that we made it through—woohoo! Although we might have spent less time with our loved ones in-person than usual, I hope you've been able to
Hi there everyone, and welcome to another blog post! This week, we’re going to talk about themes! This can be a great option to help plan your session for several reasons which we will break down more later, including… It can help clients with reality orientation Centers the session around a specific topic Helps
Hi everyone! Ah, Spotify. An incredible tool for listening to, finding and learning new music. It is common to get caught in a rut during your sessions and feel uninspired when it comes to finding new music- I often find myself guilty of using the same songs over and over again. Spotify
Free Career-Themed Music Therapy Session Plan for Telehealth! 5 Intervention Ideas for Teens and Adults We know it can be hard to come up with fresh ideas and materials during what feels like week 1,000 of telehealth and distance learning. Previously on the MTGO blog, we've shared intervention ideas for Making Music with
Welcome to another repertoire spotlight! Previously on the MTGO Blog, we've shared 10 Inspirational Songs for Kids & Teens and 5 Ways to Use "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" in Music Therapy. In this post, I’d like to share a little bit about one of my all-time-favorite but little-known children’s artists, Caspar Babypants!
One of the songs I play most often in music therapy sessions is “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” as recorded by The Tokens in 1961. This is one of those rare songs that isn’t limited to a specific age group or population, which makes it very versatile for music therapists, related professionals, and families.