Are Tweens dropping out of music?

Have you ever taught upper elementary or middle school music? If you have then you probably already know what a tween is .. and you also probably know it can be a real challenge. When we’re talking tweens we’re talking about children aged between aroundRead more…

Tips For Teaching Deaf Children

Take a look at this beautiful US news story of a little boy who heard his fathers voice for the very first time. There’s nothing more heartwarming than to see than the joy and connection that parents share with their children when their child canRead more…

Preschool Song Competition – Winners Announced!

Its taken us a long time – much longer than we initially expected, but we can finally announce the winners of our Preschool Song Competition which we ran earlier this year. We had over 300 entries to this competition, and the quality of the entriesRead more…

Watch This Music Teacher Rock The House!

There is never a wrong time for some fabulous music teacher inspiration – and this one is the best I’ve seen in a long time!! In this video, you’ll meet vocal teacher Sarah Horn. Just an ordinary music teacher who went along like so manyRead more…

First Virtual Music Education Conference an Outstanding Success!

  July and August 2013 have been an incredible time for us here at the Fun Music Company. We decided earlier this year to hold our very first Virtual Music Education Conference. We expected to have a little bit of interest in this, but weRead more…

Interesting Research on Music and Math…

With curriculum subjects such as maths, spelling and grammar becoming a major focus of standardized testing in many countries around the world nowadays, it’s easy for schools to become less focused in the arts with some even dropping subjects like music in order to concentrateRead more…

Preschool Music Competition Winners to Be announced Soon: we promise!!

Thank you to everyone who has sent in entries to our pre-school music competition. We haven’t forgotten about you! This whole competition has been a lot harder to decide than we first thought and we haven’t yet decided on the final songs. However, I thoughtRead more…

A very important issue for everyone

Whether we want to admit it or not, our own health is one of the most important things we should be focusing on in our daily lives. If we’re sick or unhealthly, then we can’t have the quality of life that we desire and deserve.Read more…

Ever wondered what happens whan you leave your dog home with a piano?

This has absolutely nothing to do with music or education, but no matter how many times I see this it makes me laugh! Apparently the neighbours of this household complained that a strange noise happened when the owners went out. So the owners took it uponRead more…

Preschool Song Writing Competition A huge Success!

This message is to let you know that our Preschool Songwriting Competition is now closed, and winners will be announced very soon. Thank you to everyone who sent in song entries. As you may or may not be aware, we believe in sourcing materials forRead more…