Art, Blog, By Modality, By Theme, Drama/Theater, Fall, Integrative/Multi-Modal, Intervention Ideas, Music, Play/Sandtray

Protected: Food- Themed Ideas!

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Art, Blog, By Modality, By Theme, Fall, Intervention Ideas, Music, Play/Sandtray

Protected: Halloween Books & Worry Monsters!

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Art, Blog, By Modality, By Theme, Dance/Movement, Drama/Theater, Fall, Integrative/Multi-Modal, Intervention Ideas, Music, Play/Sandtray, Poetry/Narrative

Poem Books!

I am a total sucker for second-hand stores. There is just something about digging around through piles and stacks of things that makes my adventure meter say "oooh this is fun!" A few weeks ago, I stopped at the book section of the Goodwill I was shopping at and a book of poetry popped out… Continue reading Poem Books!

Blog, Integrating Music and Play, Intervention Ideas, Tuesday Top Five (TT5)

TT5: Props!

Tuesday Top Five: Props!It's no surprise that I really enjoy having a variety of props with me at all times. At work the other day, we got a huge shipment of simple but cute superhero capes and masks. One of my co-workers said "Oh Kate, I can just imagine you running around like a lunatic… Continue reading TT5: Props!

Approach, Blog, Intervention Ideas

Solution-Focused Intervention Ideas

I'm going to say it again, Teachers Pay Teachers is an absolute lifesaver! I was chatting with one of my friends who is a high school English teacher and she just hopped on the TPT bandwagon. She said to me "I spent thirty minutes trying to figure out margins for some visual, and then realized… Continue reading Solution-Focused Intervention Ideas

Blog, By Modality, Dance/Movement, Intervention Ideas, Music, Play/Sandtray, Strategies

Big. Foam. Dice.

Again Target. You've done it again. I've had this dice for quite some time but am just starting to unlock it's potential. It's a dry erase die with 12 cards that are interchangeable on the face of each side. Although it's not the most sturdy, it sure is fun! Here are some of the way's… Continue reading Big. Foam. Dice.

Blog, By Modality, Dance/Movement, Intervention Ideas, Music, Play/Sandtray

Activity Dice!

Oh Target, how I love thee.... My Target obsession is for another post, but for now I'd just like to say that I LOVE the Target dollar section! I know of many music therapists who share what they have found back and forth there, especially on Instagram. Finding cheap and colorful materials always gets my… Continue reading Activity Dice!

Blog, By Modality, Fall, Intervention Ideas, Music, Play/Sandtray

Musical Jenga!

I had no idea how much fun Jenga could be with simple adaptations! This is a big game with counselors and therapists working with children, not only because it's fun but also because it is really flexible. Many of the counselors I work with have written questions on Jenga blocks that clients answer as they… Continue reading Musical Jenga!