While singing the song, embed direction, by singing the verse “pop, pop, pop” and pointing out bubbles for to pop. 3. Use exaggerated facial expression to encourage child to shift gaze between you and the bubbles. 2.
Adaptations Include diﬀerent directions (e.g., high in the air, low to the ground). Ask child to follow bubbles in a specific order (e.g., big to small).
Bubbles in the Air: Working on Shifting Gaze Adrienne Steiner, M.M., MT-BC University of Louisville Louisville, Kentucky Description The purpose of this song intervention is to encourage children to shift gaze between person and object, and between two objects. Goals to promote shared attention through shifting gaze to increase ability in following distal and contact point Behavior Observation The child will: visually track bubbles moving around the room follow a bubble pointed out by the therapist Materials Accompaniment instrument (e.g., guitar) Bubble bottles
Bubbles in the Air Recorded 2016 by Adrienne Steiner
About the Author Adrienne C. Steiner, M.M., MT-BC is the clinical coordinator and primary therapist at the University of Louisville’s music therapy clinic. She supervises practicum students and interns while teaching courses in music therapy. Starting Fall 2016, Ms. Steiner will be pursuing her doctorate at the Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida. Contact: email@example.com
Directions 1. Blow into bubble wand to produce a large number of bubbles to circulate through the air.
imagine 7(1), 2016
In this issue, over 70 authors from 12 countries share their dedication and passion for early childhood music therapy with imagine readers....