Welcome to Mother Goose on the Loose, a fun-filled thirty minute interactive session that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process of babies and toddlers. Learn More


Mother Goose on the Loose is a proven method for planning and presenting programs that focuses on the WHOLE CHILD and incorporates research-based theories of learning, music, puppets, picture books, nursery rhymes, art, play, and language.

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Mother Goose on the Loose offers workshops with information about baby brain development and school readiness, as well as a hands-on Mother Goose on the Loose session.

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“Betsy Diamant-Cohen’s Mother Goose on the Loose training was the most transformational workshop for our staff at the San Francisco Public Library.”

Christy Estrovitz, Early Literacy Specialist,
San Francisco Public Library
San Francisco, CA

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The MGOL app


My daughter, Maya, is currently living in Chile and she is doing a lot of work for Mother Goose on the Loose. She has been contacting librarians who are doing virtual MGOL sessions, asking them for permission to post their programs and activities, and then categorizing the activities by topic (rhymes with bells, knee bounces, lullabies, etc.) and putting them into playlists on the MGOL YouTube Channel.

Today, she ran across this page from the Brooklyn Public Library about the MGOL app. It’s been awhile since I’ve thought about it, so I’d like to share the link: