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Customized Lullaby Playlist
As the mother of a “Veronica” it was to my delight to find the song Veronica by Elvis Costello. Her father and I sang that song to her as a lullaby and I still hold it dear to my heart. Also a favorite song of ours was “The Chanukah Song” by Adam Sandler, which also features the name Veronica. More
Making music-lovers in the womb
Want to woo your in-utero baby with some sweet classical music, or with recordings of baby’s parents’ and siblings’ voices? Look no further than Lullabelly’s Prenatal Music Belt, currently available at Amazon for under $60. The Prenatal Music Belt plugs into any type of portable music player–iPhone, iPod, CD player, etc.–and comes with an audio splitter and headphones so you can listen along with baby. More
Vivaldi interactive – Four Seasons music app
An interactive storybook for the iPad can foster a love of classical music in children of all ages. “Hear the beautiful music and get involved!” says developer Infinite Fermata. The Four Seasons: A Vivaldi Storybook features a kid-friendly arrangement of one of the most beloved pieces of classical music, coupled with “loads of fun interactivity” with which children can make geese sing, or squirrels fly. More
Baby drum set
Kids got rhythm: this new learning toy has three drum pads and cymbal, each with its own unique sound, VTech says. Your child can play along to nine pre-set melodies in styles including rock, dance and pop, and choose from four different sounds for the drums. More
Listen up, baby!
The Nuvo Advanced Pregnancy Audio System “provides a simple yet sophisticated way to safely deliver sounds, music, and recorded voices directly to your baby in the womb,” says maker Ritmo. “This system comes with the Safe and Sound Controller, which continually adjusts the music decibel level to provide an added level of safety to the listening experience for your developing child.” The four-speaker surround sound belt offers a high-quality audio experience, while remaining lightweight and comfortable enough to wear at home and on-the-go. More
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