Parenting Pickup with Dianna Babcock

Dianna Babcock, Director of Sing Play Learn with MacPhail® and host Cara Johnson-Bader of New Horizon Academy talk about why music is essential in a child’s life. Dianna talks about the program’s mission for each child’s specific stage of development. With each class, children are encouraged to explore musical concepts and experiment with new instruments, which helps develop school-readiness skills in an active learning environment that feels like playtime!

Listen to the podcast at New Horizons or below.

Dianna Babcock, Director of Sing Play Learn with MacPhail®, has worked in the Sing Play Learn with MacPhail® department since 1990. For 35-plus years, she has been an early childhood educator and teacher in the Twin Cities area in various settings, including preschools, daycare centers, and at MacPhail.

As a teacher, Dianna’s goal is to ensure each child is engaged and learning. Dianna says that learning through music enhances brain development and promotes social, emotional, cognitive, language, creative, and physical development.

Published on Date: Jan 8, 2024
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