Games to play with musical shakers to help develop speech and language skills. Ideas for songs and games plus making your own DIY shakers and instruments with kids

Toddler Games with Musical Shakers, for Speech and Language Development

Games to play with musical shakers to help develop speech and language skills. Ideas for songs and games plus making your own DIY shakers and instruments with kids

Everyone responds instinctively to music. A person’s ability to engage in music often remains intact far into the advanced stages of dementia. Music triggers certain networks of the brain that benefit people suffering from difficulties with language, cognition, or motor control.

How to Plan Music Activities for Dementia Care

Everyone responds instinctively to music. A person’s ability to engage in music often remains intact far into the advanced stages of dementia. Music triggers certain networks of the brain that benefit people suffering from difficulties with language, cognition, or motor control.

34 pages of Music Therapy Activities and Lesson Plans – the first collection. By Margie La Bella of Music Therapy Tunes. Children, adolescents, adults and older adults. - Music Therapy Tunes

34 pages of Music Therapy Activities and Lesson Plans – the first collection. By Margie La Bella of Music Therapy Tunes. Children, adolescents, adults and older adults. - Music Therapy Tunes

Create mounts to make musical instruments more accessible to individuals with multiple disabilities.

Create mounts to make musical instruments more accessible to individuals with multiple disabilities.

This wheel would be excellent to help a child figure out a coping skill to use. It is a physical activity that a child won't have to think about when doing. I find that thinking of a coping mechanism to use in the moment when one is upset can be difficult, so to have a set of coping skills already set up and a fun activity to figure out which one to use would probably be best for a child.

Spin the wheel of coping skills!

This wheel would be excellent to help a child figure out a coping skill to use. It is a physical activity that a child won't have to think about when doing. I find that thinking of a coping mechanism to use in the moment when one is upset can be difficult, so to have a set of coping skills already set up and a fun activity to figure out which one to use would probably be best for a child.

Music has been proven to be very beneficial for the elderly in long term care, particularly those living with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease. Here are some wonderful free playlists of famous songs from the 40s, 50s

Free Music Playlists for the Elderly

Music has been proven to be very beneficial for the elderly in long term care, particularly those living with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease. Here are some wonderful free playlists of famous songs from the 40s, 50s

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