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Lesson Plan:
Movement Songs

Refocus your kids, get the sillies out, and grab their attention through a few fun songs!

Lesson Plan:
Animal Songs

Encourages imagination, action, and movement.

Lesson Plan:
Structure & Routine

Use music to help with classroom routine and structure to quickly accomplish day-to-day tasks and create smoother transitions between activities in the classroom, while having fun!

Lesson Plan:
Call & Response

Use the lyrics as a call-and-response exercise with your kids to get a groups’ collective attention.

Lesson Plan:
Prop Songs

Use Props in the classroom to bring energy outside the body, but still connect to your kids. This allows them to interact with something or put their energy into something specific.

Classroom Playlists

FREE Seminars

Teacher Tips

Music in the Classroom: Seminar 1

Teacher Tips

Music in the Classroom: Seminar 2

YouTube For The Classroom

Featuring compilation videos organized by classroom-appropriate themes and length, music videos, YouTube Shorts, and livestream mini-concerts! Take a #BerknerBreak in your classroom.

Prop Songs Bundle

Laurie Berkner’s Prop Songs for Early Childhood Music is a 12-song mini-course and song bundle that features Laurie’s most engaging and interactive prop songs — some you may know, and some that might be new to you. Laurie hand-picked these songs just for music therapists and music educators, and she also shares tips and tricks for making them even more fun and interactive. $34

This mini-course includes:

  • 12 instructional videos by Laurie, sharing her songs, implementation tips and extension ideas
  • Notated leadsheets and chord and lyric sheets for each song
  • A Spotify playlist for quick access to the songs
  • A certificate for one professional development credit upon completion of the course

Songwriting Masterclass

Laurie Berkner’s Early Childhood Songwriting Masterclass is a video course from Music for Kiddos featuring Laurie as she shares her tried-and-true songwriting strategies for creating songs that celebrate children, capture attention, and invite kids to participate in their own way. This course walks you through Laurie’s process and leaves you with strategies that you can use to support your own clients and students during music. It’s a creative launch-pad that gives you dozens of ideas and concrete songwriting tools that can be immediately implemented in your work. $119

This is a video course that can be completed in your own time. It also features a pre-recorded Q&A Zoom Office Hour with Laurie Berkner.

This course is pre-approved by the certification board of music therapists for 5 continuing education credits. Educators and other professionals will be issued a certificate for 5 professional development credits that can be self-submitted. For more detailed course information, including CMTE information, please click HERE.

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