Posts tagged with "childrens songs"
Another entry in our popular series "Kidsongs Guide to Children's Songs"! It was an instant hit when it came out way back in 1958, it’s played on oldies radio the world over, it sold three million copies and inspired a movie. But what is the story behind Sheb Wooley’s classic novelty song about a “Purple People Eater”? Here are a few fascinating facts about the one-eyed purple guy’s genesis...
Kids and Music Lesson Choices Sep 03, 2010
We all know that kids love music! Like most parents, I was eager to expose my kids to music at an early age. It’s a good idea for more than just the joy they get out of it. As we’ve said before on the Fun With Kidsongs Blog, music enhances a child’s brain development and improves their success in school later in life. I sang to my kids when they were babies, played music at home and in the car and took them to toddler music classes. But once my older reached school age, I realized that it was time to take it up a notch.
Babies, Toddlers, Kids and Music Choices Aug 04, 2010
We’ve all seen babies joyfully connecting with music -- bouncing, rocking, swaying along -- with big smiles on their faces. Whether the source is the car radio, live musicians playing, or mom and dad singing to them, the reaction is natural and instinctive: Babies like music and they respond to it. Read on for more information about kids, young and old, and their love of music and moving, including song suggestions. Here at Kidsongs we've had a lot of experience entertaining youngsters with clap-along and sing-along fun!
Kid Fun On a Hot Summer Day Jul 23, 2010
Part II of fun things to do during during the lazy days of summer... Okay, it's hot outside, the kids are getting cranky and you don't want to spend a bunch of money to keep them entertained. What to do? Try some of these tried and true ideas! Read on for sprinkler fun, make-at-home treats, an impromptu summer dance party and more creative fun on a budget! Sure to bring smiles all around...
Baby Animal Songs Are Fun! May 21, 2010
What could be cuter and more entertaining than fuzzy, furry, big-eyed, roly-poly baby animals? Not a lot. Baby animals mesmerize kids and adults alike with their inquisitive and playful behavior eliciting choruses of "ahhhs" and "oooos". Most of us can't get enough of them...
Having a Great Kid's Birthday On a Budget Mar 26, 2010
We’re watching our pennies these days, who isn’t? But we still want our kids to have a very special day and a whole lot of fun on their birthdays. Here’s how to do both! Read on about venue choices, budget conscious party-planning, entertainment and more!
Torn Between My To-Do List and My Kids Mar 15, 2010
Ever feel torn between your "to-do" list and having fun with your child? Just combine the two and have a guilt-free day! Toddlers love to help and they love being by their parent's side, so look over that to-do list for the things that you and your child can do together!
The Five All-Time Greatest Children's Songs Mar 06, 2010
...In our opinion, of course. Here at kidsongs.com, we have spent decades listening to over a thousand children's songs before deciding to go into the studio to record and produce videos of them. We have to REALLY like them to add them to our catalog. Here are the best...in our opinion, of course!
If the title has you saying "yeah, right" then this blog post is for you. If you are running around like crazy trying to get it all together and also dealing with anxious little ones, then read on! Preparation, homework, organization, dinner, bedtime -- We've got it covered!
Can summer road trips with kids be fun? Of course they can! No need to be worried about the little ones being bored and restless on long car rides. Just make music your new best friend! Pop in a kid-friendly CD and start the sing along fun and games. Here are some ideas for song based games you can play in the car...
Top Five Fascinating Facts About Nursery Rhymes Nov 30, 2009
Kids and parents alike love nursery rhymes. They can transport you to a magical far off place, give you a mini-education, and often, make you laugh. Here are a few things you might not know about the origins of many of your favorite nursery rhymes...