Easy-to-teach, easy-to-learn educational resources for young children.

Quotes about education, music, and children

“The fact that children can make beautiful music is less significant than the fact that music can make beautiful children.”
- Cherly Lavender
“You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.”
- Dr. Seuss
“Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs... since the payment is pure love.”
- Mildred B. Vermont
“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.”
- Victor Hugo
“Play is the highest expression of human development in childhood for it alone is the free expression of what is in a child's soul.”
- Friedrich Froebel ("Father" of Kindergarten)
“If everyone started off the day singing, just think how happy they'd be.”
- Lauren Myracle
“Music . . . can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.”
- Leonard Bernstein
“Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought.”
- E.Y. Harburg
“The total person sings, not just the vocal cords.”
- Esther Broner
“I don't sing because I'm happy, I'm happy because I sing.”
- William James
“Words represent your intellect. The sound, gesture and movement represent your feelings.”
- Patricia Fripp
“Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.”
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.”
- Fred Rogers
“Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same way.”
- George Evans
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”
- Dr. Seuss
“I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.”
- Albert Einstein
“When you learn, teach, when you get, give.”
- Maya Angelou
“Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.”
- Lady Bird Johnson
“Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.”
- Malcolm S. Forbes
“While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.”
- Angela Schwindt
“There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.”
- Walt Streightiff
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
- Nelson Mandela
“Teaching creates all other professions.”
- Unknown
“Children see magic because they look for it.”
- Christopher Moore
“You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.”
- Clay P. Bedford
“If a child cannot learn in the way we teach, we must teach in a way the child can learn.”
- Unknown
“Everyone and everything around you is your teacher.”
- Ken Keyes, Jr.
“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.”
- Henry Adams
“Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire.”
- W.B. Yeats
“Those who wish to sing always find a song.”
- Proverb
“We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.”
- Stacia Tauscher
“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.”
- Albert Einstein
“You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.”
- Dr. Seuss
“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.”
- Confucius
“Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will.”
- Vernon Howard
“Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.”
- Dr. Seuss
“Some days there won't be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.”
- Emory Austin
“Books are a uniquely portable magic.”
- Stephen King
“I'm not a teacher, but an awakener.”
- Robert Frost
“The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.”
- Unknown
“Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.”
- Bob Talber
“Teachers, you don't teach a subject, you teach a child.”
- Deepa Bhushan
“We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.”
- George Bernard Shaw
“A characteristic of the normal child is he doesn't act that way very often.”
- Unknown
“Education is an imprecise process, a dance, and a collaborative experience.”
- Siva Vaidhyanathan
“Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.”
- Dalai Lama XIV
“If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.”
- Dr. Haim Ginott
“Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.”
- Scott Hayden
“When one teaches, two learn.”
- Robert Heinlein
“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.”
- Plato
“A child looks up at the stars and wonders. Great fathers put a child on his shoulders and helps them to grab a star.”
- Reed Markham
“The only thing better than singing is more singing.”
- Ella Fitzgerald
“If you cannot teach me to fly, teach me to sing.”
- J.M. Barrie
“Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.”
- Malala Yousafzai