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 results are in…. MGOL Hatchlings


We have just wrapped up the first pilot year of Mother Goose on the Loose Hatchlings. The wonderful Elaine Czarnecki was in charge of all evaluations and surveys and she just sent the Hatchlings steering committee the results.  Hatchlings is a winner!  Here are some of the results:


And this:

Followed by this:

And finally….

So our new program for working with expectant parents, and then parents with newborns really has made an impact. YaHoo!  If you want to learn more, come to our presentation at LibLearnX, or at the Maryland Library Association Conference, or visit the website: https://mgol.net/mgol-hatchlings/.