Working Families want to Be Musical Families too

Working Families want to Be Musical Families too

Aug 9, 2016

The time with our children is even more precious for parents who work outside the home.   Upon reuniting, we envision joyful hugs and the ability to quickly reconnect and enjoy home life together.  Sometimes that happens, and sometimes, it takes a bit more to get those connections.  Adding music to these routines can help us establish rituals that help us...

Tommy Thumbs – Two of my Best Friends

Tommy Thumbs – Two of my Best Friends

Mar 8, 2016

“I have TWO friends that I carry with me everywhere I go…  my Tommy Thumbs !   How about you?  Did you bring yours?”  Toddlers love to have friends with them, who are ready for a game or two whenever they are called out.  ”Tommy, Tommy Thumbs, where are you?   Oh… THERE you are.  Are you ready for a dancing game?” Tommy...

Look Forward to Thursday Evenings with your Family

Look Forward to Thursday Evenings with your Family

Aug 29, 2015

In the midst of a busy work schedule, make one night a week a special time that you and your young family look forward to.  Pick them up and bring them to a fun place with other awesome families, and enjoy the opportunity to sing, dance and play together with someone who brings the love and learning out to play.  Learn some cool ways of blending music into...

My Little Pet – Let’s Pretend and Learn Together

My Little Pet – Let’s Pretend and Learn Together

Feb 21, 2015

A child is on the floor, on all fours, looks up at an adult with eager eyes, and barks. Mom responds, “I see that I have a new puppy in the house ! I heard your loud bark. I see your eager eyes. It looks like the puppy wants something.”   The child considers what a dog would want, and creates ways to express what the dog would want without using...

Help A Child’s Body Relate to Space – Part 2

Help A Child’s Body Relate to Space – Part 2

May 29, 2013

Do you remember that class in school where you wondered if you would ever use that skill in the real world? Quadratic equations and diagramming a sentence might come to mind. Spatial awareness, on the other hand, is something you use every day but never took an actual class on it. You employ spatial awareness when you use a fork to pick up food from your plate...

Parent Perspectives on the 7 year Kindermusik Core Continuum

Parent Perspectives on the 7 year Kindermusik Core Continuum

Mar 3, 2013

Kindermusik is truly designed for children from infants through 7 years old.   The curriculum for each age group is based on research and experience to meet the musical and whole child development needs for children at each of these ages. Even one semester of Kindermusik can provide a great deal of enjoyment, and a perspective for the parent that can be...