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12 Fall Activities for Your Music Classroom

  It’s fall, and pumpkins are bombarding you everywhere you turn! Why not use some of those pumpkins in your music classroom?! From the musical pumpkin patch to pumpkin bowling, your students will FALL in love with these engaging fall-themed activities!   1. Solfege...

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, we...

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...

We’re Back! New Resources & Prodigies Updates Coming Your Way!

Welcome back to the Prodigies Blog! Welcome back to the Prodigies blog! Things have been quiet here on the blog since the school-year started but we're back for 12 weeks of free resources, articles, videos and sheet music to take us into 2019! If you missed it, our...

App Launch Update: FireTV and Roku are Live!

Post Update: September 4th, 2018 - The Roku Channel is now live! August 27th, 2018 - The fireTV App is now live!! Auguest 22nd, 2018 - Original Post: Mr. Rob here with a quick and unfortunate update about the Roku and FireTV apps. In short, they're both 3+ weeks...

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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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12 Fall Activities for Your Music Classroom

  It’s fall, and pumpkins are bombarding you everywhere you turn! Why not use some of those pumpkins in your music classroom?! From the musical pumpkin patch to pumpkin bowling, your students will FALL in love with these engaging fall-themed activities!   1. Solfege...

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, we...

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...

We’re Back! New Resources & Prodigies Updates Coming Your Way!

Welcome back to the Prodigies Blog! Welcome back to the Prodigies blog! Things have been quiet here on the blog since the school-year started but we're back for 12 weeks of free resources, articles, videos and sheet music to take us into 2019! If you missed it, our...

App Launch Update: FireTV and Roku are Live!

Post Update: September 4th, 2018 - The Roku Channel is now live! August 27th, 2018 - The fireTV App is now live!! Auguest 22nd, 2018 - Original Post: Mr. Rob here with a quick and unfortunate update about the Roku and FireTV apps. In short, they're both 3+ weeks...

8 Ways to Keep Your Kids Interest in Music Lessons

Keeping Your Kids Engaged in Music Lessons Here at Prodigies, we encourage parents and teachers to start teaching their kids music from a really early age. This helps with ear development, building a lifelong love of music and has all kinds of cognitive and social...

“Remember Me” from Disney Pixar’s Coco

  Hey everyone! Mr. Rob here with a very special, YouTube exclusive, episode of Prodigies! Today we have a playalong track for "Remember Me" from Disney Pixar's 2017 film Coco. Presented in the Orff style, this playalong track is arranged for one-octave C Major...

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...

7 Ways to Deck Out Your Music Classroom

Looking for some ways to deck out your music classroom for the new school year? We have put together a list of fresh ideas that you can implement in your room! In this list, you’ll find just a little bit of everything from bulletin boards to organizational systems,...

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...

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#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...

Language (Camp Prodigies Day 3)

Hi everyone!! I hope you had an excellent day at Camp, learning about Math and Science! Did anyone's students hear "Sweet Beets" for the very first time?? What did they think of it? I know that's our little Lil's favorite!!🎶🍭🥁🎶🍭🥁🎶 ‍‍‍‍‍‍ ‍‍ ‍‍‍‍‍‍ ‍‍ Wednesday is all...

Math & Science (Camp Prodigies Day 2)

Welcome to Day #2 of Camp Prodigies, Math & Science! Our own week of Camp Prodigies here at the house (office/studio) is more like Prodigies Boot Camp! We've been filming and editing like crazy to get ready for the start of Playtime Prodigies next week and it's...

#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...

“When the Saints Go Marching In” – Free Episode for July!

Hey everyone! We've been cranking away on lots more Primary Prodigies Music Lessons, new rounds of "What Interval Is It?" and of course, new songs for Primary Prodigies (and that's all on top of working on Playtime Prodigies, which will be airing on July 31st with the...