October 2, 2022

Lansing Area Littles Blog Articles

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Strawberry Play-Dough

It’s the time of year for berry picking! One of my favorite ways to encourage expansion of concepts for our small children is to add sensory play into their day that builds on their experiences.  This is an easy peasy strawberry microwave playdough recipe that you can make together with your toddler or preschooler. It …

Grooming Without Boarders 

I’m  a momma of a child with sensory differences and that mean grooming is HARD! As challenging as it is for me I am lucky enough to be a licensed stylist and I hear from clients daily about their children’s grooming struggles. It occurs to be that most sensory struggles some of our kiddos have …

Local Music Academy Expands to Better Serve the Community

Grand Opening Celebration scheduled for Friday, June 10th is open to the public  Okemos, MI – Okemos Music Academy has moved to a big, beautiful, state of the art 4,000 square foot  building located at 2220 University Park Drive in Okemos. The public is invited to the grand opening  celebration scheduled for Friday, June 10th …

Sensory Activities for Kids of All Ages

 When I started to notice my daughter having some sensory differences I started to research how we could help her experience more textures and become more comfortable in her own skin. What I’ve found is that the trick is to start early, start small and make it fun! Here are a few of our favorite …

What Are You Doing for FUN this Summer?

Grab your spot for music lessons now, before the summer rush! We teach Piano, Guitar, Voice, Singing, Ukulele, Bass, Drums, Violin, and more in Okemos, near Dunkin’ Donuts! For more info, give us a call at (517) 664-1110 or email info@okemosmusicacademy.com. Or to go ahead and get signed up you can enroll directly on our …

April Ideas for Families Seeking Sensory Friendly Experiences.

Lansing area Littles is always striving to build an inclusive and vibrant community with information and resources for families of all shapes and sizes. When Amy asked me to consider writing a monthly article highlighting neurodivergent, special needs and other-abled families the answer was an immediate YES! I don’t know for sure how your family …

Spring Outdoor Play

Springtime is here. I know you are ready to get your kids outside and soaking up the sunshine. Suddenly you think you need to head out to grab the latest outdoor toys and you are sidetracked by looking up what the must haves are for outdoor play this season. Let me help make it easy …

Boost Your Mood With Music!

Many studies have proven that music lifts your mood and boosts happiness😊 Okemos Music Academy is the leading music lesson provider in the Greater Lansing Area for piano, guitar, voice, singing, ukulele, bass, drums, violin, and more in-person and online. It’s easy to get started, just visit http://www.LansingMusicLessons.com and select “Register Now”, call or text …

Don’t Miss Mean Girls At Wharton Center!

EAST LANSING – Wharton Center is pleased to announce the First National Tour of MEAN GIRLS—the record-breaking new musical comedy produced by Lorne Michaels, Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman, and Paramount Pictures based on the hit film—will be coming to East Lansing from Tuesday, March 1 to Sunday, March 6, 2022, as part of the MSU …

Give Your Loved One the Gift of Music Lessons for Valentine’s Day!

Okemos Music Academy teaches piano, guitar, voice, singing, ukulele, bass, drums, violin, and more, in-person and online, at our beautiful and spacious new location. We know you are busy and life gets crazy–that’s why we are open 7 days a week with over 25 teachers to choose from!  It’s easy to get started, just give …

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