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

Quotes about education, music, and children

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