Announcing Kindermusik@Home!

One of the things I love most about being a Kindermusik educator and the Kindermusik programme is how it supports parents as their child’s most important teacher with the Kindermusik at Home materials.  There is nothing I love more than when a parent tells me how a Kindermusik song calmed their baby on a long car trip…

Kindermusik for children (4½ – 7 years)

Kindermusik for the Young Child is for children aged 4½ – 7 years. Using a small-group approach to music education, Young Child provides a pressure-free developmentally appropriate transition where children can musically succeed before taking on specific instrumental or vocal instruction. Children develop a strong musical foundation by learning the concepts, language, notation, and vocabulary…

Kindermusik for Toddlers: Milk & Cookies

Milk and Cookies is a semester unit for toddlers (18 months – 3 years) and a parent/caregiver. Learning begins at home and in Milk & Cookies we explore everyday home activities, everything from gardening to cooking to the toolshed – made fun with  music!  Cook and sing to “The Muffin Man”; dust and clean to…

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…

Now Enrolling for Term 4 2012!

Registration is now open for Term 4 Kindermusik classes at Music2Grow.  We are looking forward to a new term starting on 9th October – a new unit, “Hickory, Dickory Tickle & Bounce” is commencing for babies and special mid-semester enrolment is available for toddlers, preschoolers and children in prep/year 1.  Come and sing, dance and play with us…

Kindermusik for Babies: Hickory, Dickory, Tickle & Bounce

Music2Grow is getting ready for a new term of Kindermusik Village! Hickory, Dickory, Tickle & Bounce is an 8 week unit for babies (newborn – 18 months) with a parent/caregiver. Share the gift of language, song, play and movement with your baby in this playful unit based on the Nursery Rhymes of Mother Goose. Activities include…

3 activities that support oral language development

“Oral language development grows increasingly more important when children enter the formal school years. Teachers expect children to listen to and follow directions with more than two steps, ask and answer questions with plenty of details, and resolve conflicts with peers using spoken words. Oral language development also impacts reading abilities. Research indicates that the number…

Music Makes Travelling With Children Easy…Really!

Childbirth and parenting classes should include a section called “Packing for the littlest traveler.” Parents who travel with a young child often look like a mobile baby super store. Pack-n-play, stroller, nursing pillow, sippy cups, bottles, binkies, blankie (and backup blankie), case of nappies, case of wipes, baby food, toys, car seat, two or three…

New! Laugh & Learn Music2Grow Short Course

Laugh & Learn: “Animals-A-Dancing” For families with children 1-4 years* Fridays 11.00am Dancing, hopping, rolling, and stomping.  Animals-a-Dancing invites you to move like all of our animal friends and develop muscle coordination and spatial awareness along the way. Your Home Kit features songs for wiggling and helps toddlers develop dexterity and fine-motor skills. Your magazine-style…

Music2Grow Playdate Class at Cooroy Fusion Festival

Music2Grow will be at the Cooroy Fusion Festival on Saturday 12th May at 10.00am in the Children’s Area. Please join me for some free music fun – perfect for families with children aged 0-4 years. Music2Grow Playdate Class 10.00am at Cooroy Library (Children’s Area) For parents with children aged 0-4 years.  Free – no bookings…