early childhood and infant programming ideas

Live streaming from my living room is challenging. First off - let's all get on the same page - when I am performing I am generally looking at the BACK of my devices - not the screen, because if they were forward facing all the...

We are so excited to share our Wonderful Musical World of Dr. Seuss Show today with an autism center in Long Island! We have put several of Theodore Geisel's wonderful books to music and we have fascinating insights into his life and work from his...

Yesterday I performed 5 back-to-back shows at an autism center in Long Island called Barbara C. Wilson Pre-School. I have performed at this school for the past several years. Here is an excerpt from a letter of recommendation which the PTA shared with us: "Mr. Matt...

We're starting 4-week residencies are multiple New York Public Library branches for the month of March. We will be at Richmondtown Branch (Staten Island) every Monday at 11 A.M., Eastchester Branch (The Bronx) every Tuesday at 11:00 A.M., and The City Island Branch (The Bronx)...

I've been taking Teddy to a lot of museums lately. We are huge fans of children's museums and aquariums. We love to learn. And we love to see life from a different perspective. My favorite part about going to museums with Teddy is that it...

Teachers are the backbone of who I am today. I remember Mrs. Chez, my third grade teacher, picking up a story I had written, reading it out loud to the class and telling everyone how excellent my writing was. That meant the world to me...

Last week I had a crazy adventure with Teddy. Teddy came with me to Albany, NY to give a presentation to 70 librarians. He was so good on stage with me. And everyone adored him. Afterwards we took a trip to the science museum and...

We just shared our 3rd presentation of "The Power of Music to Make Libraries More Inclusive" with the staff of the New York Public Library. We want to empower librarians to incorporate more music into their programs. We also want libraries to be more autism-friendly...