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Top 5 Color Themed Books and Resources for Read Across America Week National Reading Month Book Recommendations for Kids Tuneful Teaching Kathy Schumacher MT-BC

Top 5 Color Themed Books and Resources

To celebrate National Reading Month and Read Across America Week 2024, I am sharing a list of my top five color themed books and resources. Books like these help kids learn their colors, of course, but it’s fun thinking about all of the other skills […]

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What Do You See? — A Series of Music-Based Books

Using Music-Based Books to Develop Communication Skills The original version of What Do You See?, was written in 2012. As a clinical music therapist, the goal I had in mind was to provide both visual cues and song cues for communication. The simple phrase structure […]

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Top 5 Songs for Fall

I recently shared my top 5 fall books and in this post I’m going to share my top 5 songs for fall. Highlighting the season we’re in with different songs, books, and activities is always fun. You can take advantage of the specific themes like […]

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Top 5 Fall Books

Earlier this year in March, I celebrated both National Reading Month and Music Therapy Month by sharing my top 10 favorite singable books. As you know, I love books and am always finding new ones to add to my collection. This year I want to […]

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Rainbow Carrots — New Children’s Song and Free Printable

The Origin Story I am very excited to be sharing my new, “Rainbow Carrots” song with you all as well as some fun, free printables. But first, I’m going to share the original song that inspired it all. It started in the summer of 2022 […]

Top 10 Singable Books – In Celebration of National Reading Month!

In celebration of March being both Music Therapy Month here in Wisconsin AND National Reading Month, I have put together a list of my top 10 favorite singable books. All of the books listed below are music based, fun, and educational. They will keep kids […]

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Back-to-School Sale & Giveaway

Second Annual Back-to-School Sale Announcing Tuneful Teaching’s 2nd annual Back-to-School SALE! For me, “school” is year round because I feel like a sponge who is constantly learning, but this is to celebrate all our students and teachers/therapists who are gearing up for a return to […]

Best Creative Movement Song for Scarves: Blowing in the Wind

Counting My Blessings As the school year is winding to a close, I’m sharing a song and video resource with you. In my opinion, this is the best creative movement song for scarves ever created. It is extremely quick and easy to learn and a […]


Fill-in-the-Blank Songwriting with a Thanksgiving Theme

Learn how to structure a simple songwriting experience with a Thanksgiving theme. This song and works well in multiple settings and is fun for all ages. A free worksheet and lead sheet with guitar chords is available.

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