|What does a young child enjoy when listening to music?
This album has the songs that I've had fun singing while
watching my youngest audience sit in the laps of their
caregivers and over time gain the confidence to interact with
the songs. I love when a baby stops crying when I play my
guitar. I love when a one year old makes the sign for thank
you or more at the end of a song. I love when a two year
picks out a word in one of my songs, gets up from his or her
seat, finds a related toy from the floor and presents it to me.
I love when a three year old gets a little more brave and lets
loose to the rhythm of the song.
Then, it's good to be four. I love when a four year old puts all
these things together, sits down and clearly enjoys the
song. It is gratifying to be part of this early education before
they turn five and head on the bus for their first day of
The nice thing about these songs, is that my older audience
still likes listening to them as well. Perhaps because these
older kids like to think about what they were like when they
were younger. Or maybe it is because they are written with
an adult perspective of watching a young child play and