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…

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,…

Bringing Music Home

We all know that early music education for children has many benefits – intellectually, socially, emotionally and physically – the evidence is widely documented.  So how do we teach a love of music? Enrolling in a Kindermusik class is certainly a great way to make music part of your weekly routine and to instill a…

Family Rituals – the familiarities that comfort and the ties that bind

What is your family’s special ritual?  You probably have many, some may be so ingrained in your daily routines that you don’t even realise you do them.  At our house, we have an “arriving home” ritual.  When we arrive home together, I say “Home again, home again” and my children respond with “jiggity-jig!”.  When my…