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Location: Newport

Training Type: In Person

Total Hours: 2

Cost: Free

Scholarship: No

Contact Information:

Lisa French
(802) 673-6888

Music in the Garden Deb Norris

Special Topics:
Sponsor: Orleans County Cares
Instructor: April Zajko

Workshop Description: Step into the enchanting world of 'Music in the Garden,' a transformative workshop designed for early childhood educators. Delight in the harmony of nature and rhythm as we explore innovative ways to integrate music into outdoor learning environments. Through engaging activities participants will discover the power of sound in fostering creativity, cognitive development, and emotional well-being in young learners. From exploring melodies with natural materials, ways to develop a sensory-rich outdoor space, and ideas for building a music wall, this workshop promises to inspire educators to cultivate musical gardens where children can flourish and grow. Learning Objectives: 1. Participants will gain practical strategies for incorporating music effectively into outdoor learning environments to support the developmental needs of young children. 2. Participants will develop a plan for how to implement a music-rich outdoor learning space for their early childhood program.

Core Knowledge Area
  • Child Development & Learning
  • Developmentally Appropriate & Inclusive Practices
  • Curriculum & Learning Environments
  • Infant/Toddler
  • Preschool/PreK
  • School-Age
Session Dates
Session Times
May 4, 2024
10:45 am - 12:45 pm
Additional Information

This can be taken individually, or it is part of a mini conference-provider appreciation day. When email to sign up, please as for a flyer if like to participate in the whole day. Register by email at occaresassociation@gmail.com. Location is North Country Career Center, 209 Veterans Avenue, Newport, VT 05855