Multi-sensory Learning

Think about something that you experienced with your child that you hope to hold in your heart forever. What do you remember? The sound of her laughter, the smell of his head, the sight of her sleeping in those footed pajamas, the warmness of his skin right after a bath, the taste of bananas when…

What can I expect at a Kindermusik Class?

“We went to our first “Cock-A-Doodle-Moo” class this Monday and I was not 100% sure what to expect. I had a lot of unanswered questions… How will my 7 month old react to a room full of strange people? Would he cry the whole time because he’s teething really badly right now? Will he be…

Spotlight on Parenting: Relaxation

Parenting through Music Have you ever heard someone say, “You need to learn how to relax”?  Well, they were right. Relaxing is a learned behaviour that even the youngest child can begin developing. In Kindermusik, we include a quiet time specifically designed to learn and practice relaxation techniques, such as rocking, listening to soothing music,…

Spotlight on Learning: Village

Learning through Music By exploring with sound, babies and young toddlers practice their visual thinking skills or spatial-reasoning skills. Good visual thinking skills are essential for a child to later excel in maths, science, and geography. We spend time in Kindermusik doing this together by playing different instruments and experimenting with lots of sounds, such…

New Family Unit for Term 4 – Zoo Train!

Jump aboard the Zoo Train! Join us as we capture the delightful experiences of a trip to the zoo, drawing on the movements, sights and sounds of  zoo animals to inspire musical learning.  We will explore the concepts of steady beat, legato & staccato, timbre and vocal play through group play, individual exploration and a…

Kindermusik Village – a Special Place for Babies and Parents

“It takes a village to raise a child.” – African proverb What if there were a place for you and your baby?  Where life’s merry-go-round slowed down for a while to let you and your child share in the magical moments that happen through music, movement, touch and sound?  A place to learn and connect…

ABC Music and Me – music and movement for the early learning centre

I am very excited to be returning to Karinya Montessori Children’s House in 2011 to offer specialist music & movement classes to children enrolled at the centre.  I will once again be offering the ABC Music & Me programme “Laugh & Learn” for 2-4 year-olds.  This is a fantastic, research-based language and early literacy program…

Kindermusik Radio is Here!

Dance, march, skip, and stretch. Swing your partner and then rock to a lullaby. Smile and laugh. These are just some of the activities that parents and children enjoy when they join a Kindermusik class.  We provide parents with a way to engage and interact with their children – while training the brain and soothing…

Kindermusik for Preschool and Prep

Music2Grow’s Imagine That! classes are now in a new, afternoon time slot making them even more convenient for children who are already at preschool or prep to join a Kindermusik class. Imagine That! classes are a great way for your child to develop and consolidate important pre-literacy and language skills using his most loved rituals:…

Are You Getting Your Weekly Dose of Cuddles?

Your actions communicate a very powerful message that helps build your little one’s emotional security and self-esteem. Emotional security is as important to your child’s development as eating and sleeping. With each cuddle, smile & giggle you are helping your child grow to be a confident, resilient learner.