kristin with stuffed animals from her online toddler music class

Trouble With COVID-19

Is COVID getting to you? Try singing.

Singing causes physical and emotional changes in the body. When we sing, we release endorphins, the ‘feel good’ biochemicals. Another hormone released when we sing is oxytocin which generates feelings of intimacy and connection and lessens feelings of loneliness.

Singing has also been shown to boost immune systems and reduce stress levels.

Singing is a wonderful expression of feelings, especially joy.

Singing to a child or when a child sings to someone else, it encourages eye contact, communication and a bond.

Singing is fun!

Remember any of these?

  • “ABC” – The Jackson 5
  • “The ABC Song”
  • “Be Our Guest” (from Disney’s “Beauty & the Beast”)
  • “The Bear Necessities” (from Disney’s “The Jungle Book”)
  • “Bingo”
  • “Can’t Stop The Feeling” – Justin Timberlake
  • “Do You Want to Build a Snowman” (from Disney’s “Frozen”)
  • “Hakuna Matata” (from “The Lion King”)
  • “Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes”
  • “Here Comes the Sun” – The Beatles
  • “The Hokey Pokey”
  • “If You’re Happy and You Know It”
  • “I’m a Believer” – Smash Mouth
  • “Mary Had a Little Lamb”
  • “Old MacDonald Had a Farm”
  • “Row, Row, Row Your Boat”
  • “This Land is Your Land”
  • “This Old Man”
  • “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star”
  • “Wheels on the Bus”
  • “When You Wish Upon a Star” (from Disney’s “Pinocchio”)
  • “YMCA” – Village People
  • “You Are My Sunshine”

LEARN surprisingly fun and easy songs to sing with your young child while at home by taking “Music in My Backyard” course with your child. These songs will facilitate understanding between parent and child while having fun.

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