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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...

Teaching Your Kids to Sing In Tune

From the most classic of playground chants to the songs from the latest Disney movie, kids love to sing.
They make up songs as they go in an uninhibited way that most adult songwriters envy. They learn many of their first words through song and music helps them transition from activity to activity.
But for all their love of singing, it’s pretty rare to find a kid who naturally sings in tune.

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Back to School Specials!

Don't go Back to School without Prodigies Music Curriculum for your Classroom! Take advantage of 33% Off Prodigies Lifetime, 25% off Go & Pro Memberships, 15% off Books, 10% off Bells, and Special Bundle Savings throughout the Prodigies Shop!LAST Chance to Enroll in...

NEW: Refer a Friend Program

This week, we're proud to announce a brand-new, streamlined and simplified Refer a Friend program for Prodigies! This program will help you earn store credit to spend on bells, books and whatever else you'd like from PreschoolProdigies.com, while hopefully helping to...

Prodigies Story: Audrey

Hey there everyone! We have a Prodigies story to share with you this week! This testimonial comes from Katie & Robert Lamoreux who are the parents of Audrey, a 2.5 year-old who has fallen in love with Prodigies! Katie and Robert write: "We discovered her fondness for...

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...

Performance Day (Camp Prodigies Day 5)

It’s performance day! Are your campers ready to showcase their song selections?! They have spent all week preparing for this day and are probably bursting with excitement to show their families what they’ve been learning. Start the day with a dress rehearsal. This...

#ArtsyThursday (Camp Prodigies Day 4)

Hope everyone has been enjoying Camp Prodigies and making lots of music! #ArtsyThursday is just a few days away, so get ready for a day full of music and art! We’ll start off the day by painting to classical music! I love this activity because it combines both art and...

#MusicMonday (Camp Prodigies Day 1)

Welcome to Day #1 of Camp Prodigies, Music Monday!    Camp Prodigies is a week long online summer camp for you and your kids! It's a DIY music camp and we've provided enough variation, materials and suggestions for you to modify the camp for one kid at home, lots of...

Hello App, Goodbye Lifetime

  Add the launch to your GCal or Respond to the Launch Event on Facebook Lifetime Members: Learn More About How to Access Your Free Year of the Prodigies App Here >     We're THRILLED to announce that on July 31st, we'll be launching a BRAND-NEW Prodigies App to...

16 Reasons to Join Prodigies Lifetime This Summer!

    If you've been thinking about a music program for your kids, your school, or your group, we're giving you 20 Reasons to Join Prodigies Lifetime This Summer! 1. Prodigies Lifetime Enrollment ENDS September 4th - this is the LAST SUMMER to enroll in Prodigies...

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