Demitasse Session Starters

Planes are the Secret Session Ingredient

Planes are the secret ingredient in some songs. Plan a series or sessions about modes of transportation. Music ingredients A Spotify playlist of these songs are at the end of the materials. Trains and Boats and Planes (Burt Bacharach) -  Lyrics can lead into a...

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Dipping into a water theme? Sing these

Are you dipping into a water theme? Try these songs to create a session plan: The Water is Wide Cool Water (Sons of the Pioneers) Wade in the Water Bring a Little Water, Sylvie (The Weavers) Deep Water (Bob Willis) Bridge Over Troubled Water (Simon & Garfunkel)...

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Build a Session on Weddings

Building a session on weddings can take many forms. Maybe it is a chance to reminisce about their own weddings or weddings they have attended. The session may be an outgrowth from a bridal fashion show. Maybe someone in the community is celebrating a milestone...

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Being There

Being there for others can take many forms. First and foremost we think of partners. They can also celebrate or reflect on caregiving. This resource can be useful in group or in individual settings. Use with caregivers or those receiving care can be appropriate. Many...

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Songs about Men

Songs that mention men can be a little more challenging to gather and sing. Whether it is because women were discouraged from writing, publishers didn't pick them up, or for other reasons - we may never know. You can use them for Father's Day, a series on names or...

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Songs about Women

There are many songs that mention women. This demi-session features some for the 1950's and 1960's with a few from the early 70's, Most of these tunes are included in the Spotify playlist at the end of this post. Song About Women Some of these people may know to...

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The Oscar goes to…

The Oscars are one time we think about movies. Going to the theatre to see a movie or a series of shorts and a movie used to be a way of life. This demi-session highlights movie related music. You'll find suggestions from 1936-1969. If you play a game with these...

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Sing a Simple Song

This demitasse plan is inspired by the refrain "Things were simpler then." Maybe they were many weren't. You'll find some starter ideas for spinning a simple themed session. Here's a starter list of songs that mention "simple".Discussion starters are at the end....

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