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Holiday Gift Guide 2018

NEW in the Prodigies Shop for the Holiday Season, this resonator xylophone is well tuned, light weight, affordable and it comes in a handy plastic traveling case. This makes a great gift for any kid who has been playing the C Major Deskbells for some time now and is...

APP LAUNCH: Welcome to Prodigies Music Lessons!

  Launch Day Has Arrived Update #1 - July 30th, 10:22 PM HST After years of building up our library of colorful and interactive music lessons on PreschoolProdigies.com, we're heading to the small screen with apps apps app! A brand-new Prodigies app is rolling out to...

Teaching Children About the Orchestra

  Orchestral Fun for Kids! Young children might surprise you how well they pick up on pitches and timbres (the sound that instruments make). Playing classical and jazz “high information music” has a marked effect in brain activity, and if you play this music during...

7 Ways to Inspire Your Child’s Love of Music

Inspiring Children to Love Music Chocolates, cards, and little stuffed animals….it’s almost Valentine’s Day! Did you know that there are plenty of ways to inspire your children to LOVE music? So, along with your Valentine gifts, give your kiddos the gift...

Top 10 Classical Music Pieces for Kids

 Top 10 Classical Pieces for Kids January 29, 2018 by Michael     Classical Music for Children Maybe you've heard that listening to classical music is beneficial to children, especially in their early stages of development. Well, you heard it right! Multiple studies...

The #1 Musical Instrument for Young Children

If you’ve ever been toy shopping for an infant, toddler or preschooler, you’re probably familiar with the music toy section.

From the simplest baby rattle, to kid-sized acoustic guitars, to light up musical puzzles, and to “oh-my-god-please-get-this-thing-to-shut-up” keyboards, most children end up with some kind of musical instrument or toy at some point in their childhood!

While some of these toys are really interesting in their look, their design, their features or their price (“a guitar for 30 bucks… no way!”) many of them are more toy than they are instrument.

The Benefits of Playing a Musical Instrument

The Cognitive, Emotional and Socials Benefits of Playing a Musical Instrument There is a plethora of research, articles and videos that explain all the different ways that listening to music and playing a musical instrument affect the brain. Here, I've simply...

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Holiday Gift Guide 2018

NEW in the Prodigies Shop for the Holiday Season, this resonator xylophone is well tuned, light weight, affordable and it comes in a handy plastic traveling case. This makes a great gift for any kid who has been playing the C Major Deskbells for some time now and is...

Music in Motion: Music-Go-Rounds

Music in Motion is an excellent music education website that offers tons of resources for your music classroom! They sell a wide variety of items, but one of their newest items is a teaching aid called Music-Go-Rounds, or Alphadots. Music-Go-Rounds are silicon disks...

We’ve Moved to ProdigiesMusic.com!!

We're thrilled to announce that PreschoolProdigies.com has moved to ProdigiesMusic.com!!If your first thought is "Ah!!! What about all my saved links and bookmarks"... don't worry! You can still go to our old URL and get redirected automatically to the new one, so...

16 Beautiful Holiday Songs – Playlist

Believe it or not but Christmastime is almost here! Some radio stations are already starting to play Christmas music, so we've compiled a list of songs that you can play in your classroom or home. We tried to eliminate some of the ones you hear constantly on the radio...

Early Childhood Turkey Unit Study

1. Gobble Gobble Prodigies Video Enjoy this Thanksgiving Prodigies video as you get ready for Thanksgiving Day!  This Thanksgiving, we're thrilled to share our first-ever Thanksgiving episode with "Gobble Gobble Gobble." In this free video, you and your kids can sing,...

NEW Recorder Prodigies Videos

  Over 20 New videos landed inside Recorder Prodigies last week, including 10+ GAB Performance Tracks and 10+ EGA Performance Tracks. These new videos take the Orff style from Performance Prodigies and bring it to our recorder curriculum. With another 20 easy to play...

New Sheet Music Downloads For Sale

  We're thrilled to introduce a new section of the Prodigies Shop dedicated to individual sheet music and backing MP3 downloadsThis way you can download, print and practice colorful Prodigies songs to your heart's content. These pieces of music can also be found in...

21 Songs for Autumn and Halloween

Looking for some festive fall songs to play in your music classroom? What about some spooky classical music pieces to play during Halloween? From pumpkins and leaves to spiders and squirrels, we’ve compiled a whole list of songs to add a little fall to the air! The...

New Pro Plus Membership Option

Introducing the Pro Plus Membership We're thrilled to announce that we've introduced a new premium membership option called Prodigies Pro Plus. It's essentially the same exact thing as a Prodigies Pro Membership except that... It's a 3 Year Plan that costs just a bit...

Pre-Holiday Savings Event

Save 20% on Prodigies Plans, 15% on Bundles & 10% on all instruments! Ends October 22nd! With the Holidays fast approaching, we're having a short October sale and encouraging anyone interested in gifting Prodigies this Holiday season to ORDER NOW! Last November,...

Fall Updates to Prodigies

Since the school year started, our team has been hard at work creating lots of new videos and resources for Prodigies. Beyond lots of new content for our premium members, we also added a handful of additional free lessons to our Free Starter Program, so if you're...

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What People Are Saying…

“First of all, this curriculum is really effective. So far my classes are more fun, more satisfying, and I’m getting every child engaged. The students are singing very close to pitch and using fairly good singing voices. The videos are very helpful to me as a teacher because I can spend more time watching the students for accuracy instead of the normal routine.” -Nick, K-12 Music Teacher

“When I perused the curriculum I was completely blown away. The whole thing integrates so well – the videos with the books, and the entire scope and sequence.” -Tamsyn Spackman, Teaching-Children-Music.com

“We love everything about the PsP program–the workbooks, the videos, the bells. My kids are playing and singing with solfege, handsigns, numbers, colors, and the note letter names! They are speaking a whole new language! We are so impressed with how quickly can effectively they are learning!” -Lauren

“Wow! This program is amazing and my kids who are 6, 4 and 2 absolutely love it! They are learning so much and always want it on. As a musician myself this is such a great all rounded package with the videos downloadable sheets and lesson plans for parents covering so much about music and theory in a really fun way. Can’t believe my two year old actually sings Solfege – I remember doing it at music college” -Amanda

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