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Our Blog on Creative Music and Movement Products

Since 2000, Bear Paw Creek has been designing and manufacturing creative movement props, bags and totes for instruments.  We hope our blog will inspire teachers, therapists, and parents as they seek to enrich the live  of others through music and movement.

 

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Annual Back to School Sale and Giveaway Movement Music Literacy Also Great for Distance Learning

Annual Back to School Sale and Giveaway Bear Paw Creek is excited to announce it’s 8th annual back to school sale and giveaway! This year is looking to be different for getting back to school and the arts seem to under fire.  We collaborated with …

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How To Successfully Do Toddler Circle Time

How To Successfully Do Toddler Circle Time The thought of circle time with a bunch of busy, wiggly toddlers may sound daunting but the rewards are amazing. What you need is a grab bag of a full proof structure and method along with some great …

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Stretchy Band Music and Movement Activity Ideas With Sing Play Create

Stretchy Band Music and Movement Activities with Sing Play Create Sandra from Sing Play Create is sharing some new stretchy band music and movement activities on her blog for the next few weeks. Sandra has also created a great stretchy band bundle: this resource includes …

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The Benefits Of Music And Movement Activities For Kids

The Benefits Of Music And Movement Activities For Kids How Are Music And Movement Activities Beneficial? The aim of movement activities is to enhance cognitive, physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. It’s documented that music and movement activities stimulate and engage the brain, improve coordination and …

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Scarves and Streamers to Get Moving and Creating

Streamers and Scarves Movement Songs

Streamers and Scarves Movement Songs Do you use scarves or streamers to teach and facilitate movement?  They are a great prop to have in your toolkit and this blog post is going to share some ideas to get you inspired.  The following list from this …

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Making Connections Through Music and Movement

Making Connections Through Music and Movement I had it planned on my calendar to write a blog post about the stretchy bands today, but Tim’s email reminded me that Wednesday’s Blog is about making connections.  Life is all about connections, so here is my story …

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Covid19 Music Movement Activities

Covid19 Music Movement Activities This time in the history with the Covid19 breakout, our country and world sure have brought some interesting times. While more and more people are centered around their home and limiting contact with others, there have been some fun ways people …

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Founded in 2000 Bear Paw Creek Celebrates Twenty Years in Business

Bear Paw Creek Celebrates 20 Years

Bear Paw Creek Celebrates 20 Years January 2020 marks the 20th year that Bear Paw Creek has been in business!  This post will be taking a look back and looking forward to the future. January 2000 brought my husband and our 1 year old son …

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Ultimate Guide To Bean Bag Activities and Games

Ultimate Guide To Bean Bag Activities and Games

Your Ultimate Guide To Bean Bag Activities And Games Bean bags are a must-have in every equipment room or storage closet! They’re easy to store and can be used for tossing, a myriad of movement activities, and a collection of learning and developmental games. I …

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