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

Quotes about education, music, and children

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