2 Pitfalls to Avoid for New Learners!

If you want your child to have the best learning experience, you need to know that there are two things that friends and family often do that accidentally confuse and frustrate the student's learning!

Avoid these two pitfalls and you'll have a more successful start!

Pitfall #1. "Echoing"

Imagine your child was having a lesson with a private teacher where a parent is sitting behind the student, repeating the teacher's instructions...

It may sound silly, but this is often exactly what happens when kids are learning from a video!

The problem is, parent's have one of the most powerful voices in their child's mind... so when this happens, any well-disciplined child shifts their focus away from the teacher, choosing instead to prioritize their parent. 

While this is usually a good thing, in this case, it gets in the way of them becoming strong, confident, independent learners. 

The solution is easy! First, just let the lesson do...

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3 Keys to Give Your Kids a GREAT Start to Music!

3 Keys to Give Your Kids a GREAT Start to Music

 And KEEP it Great Long After Starting!


When learning music, three aspects matter most. If you miss BIG on any one, kids get frustrated and want to quit… But do well on all 3, and you’ll be off to a better-than-average start! Use this as a start-up guide to music with your kids, AND save it for future reference to review the most important aspects in case things start to go bad sometime down the road!

Let's get started!


Key 1: Getting Started…

Some kids start off begging to learn! If that’s NOT your kid, here’s how to successfully invite them to give it a try:

  • Call it “playing songs,” NOT “learning piano.” Kids like “playing” and they like “songs,” so phrasing it like this is speaking their language! (“Learning” might not be their favorite activity… and “piano” is unknown until they’ve tried...
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What are the Top 5 BEST Instruments for Pre-K and Elementary Kids? (on Playful Beginnings!)

Have you ever wondered what instruments are best to get kids started in music?

My Teddy! Inspire Kids! workshop shows you five GREAT starter instruments up-close that help our kids earn  personal fulfillment while working hard and having fun!

While you're watching, pay close attention to when your kids either PERK UP, or GET BORED...  Which do they seem to like MOST?

Ready? Let's explore the PIANO, a surprising relationship between the UKULELE and VIOLIN, and another surprising relationship between GUITAR and CELLO!


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