We all know that play is how children learn. Teacher led or child directed, musical play promotes learning in all the early childhood educational domains. It helps create a nurturing environment for students and guides them through their day at school. You don’t need to be a music teacher–or sing well–to harness the power of musical play!
Barbara Brandt has worked with young children for many years in many places, including the Houston Zoo, where she was the early childhood educator. This is her thirteenth year at St. Luke’s Day School: she began as a classroom teacher (3-year-olds and PreK), and is currently teaching music to everyone from infants through kindergarteners