Sing lullabies to soothe and comfort babies. Encourage families to teach you favorite songs or have them record songs they sing at home.
Listen to different kinds of music with babies. Sing and dance with babies or plan group sing-alongs to get them moving, learning, and having fun.
Play or sing simple songs during daily routines or transition times. Babies will begin to recognize the songs and connect them to specific routines or transitions.
Sing songs with actions and gestures to help toddlers expand their vocabularies and practice concepts.
Sing songs to help give toddlers positive ways to express their emotions and to help build their emotional vocabulary. Create verses to go along with what toddlers are feeling.
Sit quietly outside with one or two toddlers and listen to sounds together. Talk and sing about the sounds you hear.