Families: Learning Corner: Good Vibrations

A duo uses music to stimulate kids' minds

The dozen or so kids at Step by Step activity center in Santa Monica, Calif., are bouncing off the walls--jumping, yelping, nearly out of control. Then the music begins. A jaunty tune called Goin' on a Bear Hunt fills the room, and almost instantly the little devils turn into perfect angels, standing in a circle, warbling in unison and acting out the lyrics.

It's the kind of reaction Greg Scelsa, 55, and Steve Millang, 54, have grown used to. As Greg & Steve, these middle-aged dads have been performing children's music for almost three decades. They have sold nearly 4...

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