Kindermusik for Babies: The Rhythm of My Day

The Rhythm of My Day is an 8 week unit for babies (newborn – 18 months) with a parent/caregiver.

Have you ever thought of how your day flows in a rhythmic and almost musical pattern? – The waking of each morning; the routines that we follow in preparing our families and ourselves for each day’s journey.  In The Rhythm of My Day we capture these daily rituals and routines – everything from bath time to Mummy or Daddy’s arrival home from work – through a variety of songs, chants and instrumental selections.  Music for quieter rituals includes the classic love song, Let Me Call you Sweetheart, and Sarabande from the Bach Cello Suites.  Upbeat selections include an Appalachian favourite, Baby-O, a Klezmer arrangement of Hevenu Shalom and a syncopated dance to the Jamaican song Water Come a Me Eye.  We’ll enjoy a play-along to Uskudar, an old Turkish folk song, and The Mulberry Bush becomes our unofficial class theme song with many fun variations.  Class activities will help you bring more rhythm and routine to your baby’s day, as well as help develop lasting learning skills. We’ll show you how and tell you why music can help your little one soothe into the day’s schedule and help build a strong body and mind network for learning.

Classes held in the Community Access Room at Cooroy Library – Tuesdays 11.30am or Fridays 11.00am commencing 5th February 2013.

At Home Materials – your musical learning home kit:

  • Home CD of beautifully arranged nursery rhymes, songs & verses from class
  • The Rhythm of My Day, a colourful picture board book with classic themes for language development
  • Your own baby-friendly instrument for music-making at home
  • 2 Art Banners for the nursery wall that strengthen vision and provide brain and visual stimulation

Special Earlybird Price (Includes 8 x 45-minute classes and At Home Materials) $125.00 (pay in full by 21st January 2013) Click here for a downloadable class information sheet.  Please contact verna to enrol or for more information.

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