Calming Music for End-of-School Celebrations

Calming Music for End-of-School Celebrations

23 June 2022 • Words by Kate Purnell 2 mins

Music is a big part of everyday life! It can be a great way to connect with children, especially in the early years when their motor skills, speech, and coordination are developing. The intimacy developed in early relationships can be facilitated with music. For instance, by using lullabies to soothe babies and through children learning to develop rhythms and recall words, according to “Why Making Music Matters” by Dennie Wolf in partnership with Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute. As summer months allow for more daylight, outdoor activities, and fun with the family, Moshi Music can be a source to turn to for calming, connecting, and developing those various skills that music can facilitate.

Below are a few calming music tracks you can share with your kids to celebrate the end of the school year:

YoYo’s Sunset Chill Theme

Nearly 30 minutes of calming mid-tempo music with the relaxing sound of waves to get you and your family started with the perfect summer atmosphere.

Sweet Moshi Jazz

This is a great track to have on in the background while working on a creative project, reading silently, or playing a family card game.

Pearl and Clinky’s Theme

Perfect for a bit of downtime in the afternoon, perhaps paired with some yoga or other slow physical movement.

Roxy’s Focus Ambience

Beautiful tones to accompany a study routine or any other mentally focused activity.

Anxiety Shrinking Ambience

This track is wonderful for a “time out” if needed. It’s perfect for when your little one is feeling overwhelmed and may need some time to regulate their big emotions.

Symphony for SleepyPaws

Start nap time off right with calming and soothing sounds to help your child drift off into dreamland.

I have used music often in my lessons with young people to help them focus on creative writing. It’s also great to support them in regaining calm after an overly stimulating day or to connect with a theme or idea. It’s a creative way to reset and allow for time to decompress. I often find myself turning to playlists between lessons or before or after school to center myself and refocus. As in childhood, this accessible way to manage emotions can be a practical solution to many of our daily challenges.

Kate Purnell

Kate Purnell is originally from Oakland, Ca. She currently lives in the UK teaching Secondary English and Drama. An educator, writer and all-around multi-hyphenate, you can find her trying to get her students to fall in love with the power of the human story, writing her own or attempting to not be distracted during her yoga class. You can find her on Twitter and IG @KatePurnell