Benefits for Language and Literacy

Posted by on Jul 4, 2015

Kindermusik is so much more than music. Early INTERACTIVE music experiences can have a significant impact on a child’s developing language skills, as well as on literacy and...

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Sing into Summer 2017

Posted by on Apr 9, 2017

“Singing and Dancing, we will be Making Music” …. throughout our Summer Adventures !   ALL of your summer adventures will gain a new level of excitement and...

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Color your 2017 Resolutions with Music

Posted by on Jan 2, 2017

Resolutions, smesolutions… as a parent, we just keep wanting to do the best we can with our children… every day of the year.  And we try our best every day, even if...

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Storms in our bodies with Ms Debbie and LaVar Burton

Posted by on May 9, 2015

How would your child react if they knew about a storm in their body?  Do they know they can make a storm sound story with their body?  What would they say if you asked, “Can...

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Kangaroos and Capes

Kangaroos and Capes

Jun 4, 2016

A toddler sits on a blanket on mom’s lap, while she bounces him like a baby joey in a mama kangaroos pouch.  He peeks out, and hides behind the blanket.  Soon, the little joey jumps out of the pouch and bounces merrily around the room, with all the other little joeys in our Kindermusik classroom.  As the music changes, the joeys jump back into...

Using the Magic of the Pentatonic Scale

Using the Magic of the Pentatonic Scale

Apr 25, 2016

  Ding-a-ding !!!  It is a good thing the bells we play around with during our Kindermusik gathering time these days are all part of a harmonious PENTATONIC scale.  If not, it would have been very hard to listen to the clashing sounds.  This full chromatic set of high quality children’s hand bells were a delightful find for me, and I was eager to...

Call Out for Young Story Tellers !

Call Out for Young Story Tellers !

Apr 12, 2016

When young children begin to make a familiar story come alive, something magical happens.  How does your child change when they “fill in the voice” for the squeaky 3 little pigs, or the deep HUFF and PUFF of the big bad wolf ?   Do you ever pretend to be the TROLL under the bridge at the playground, as you child trip traps back and forth pretending...

2016 Saturday Family Adventures

2016 Saturday Family Adventures

Apr 3, 2016

Weekdays are crazy, and Saturday is best time for the family to really reconnect with each other.  What shall we do?  (…Kindermusik…). At home, it is too easy to let life’s chores get in the way.  We need to get out of the house… yet not in the heat.  (…Kindermusik…) Where can a family go to find unique fun experiences...

A Soundtrack for Baby’s Busy Days

A Soundtrack for Baby’s Busy Days

Mar 30, 2016

This Summer of 2016 brings you and your baby a fun and fascinating soundtrack for your busy days together.   “Here we go my little one, let’s go riding….”   Where are we going today, you ask?  Well… “we’re riding to the store.  Hey ho, here we go…”   Singing some fun songs to accompany your outings help...

Wild Family Adventures in the 2016 Summer

Wild Family Adventures in the 2016 Summer

Mar 23, 2016

Children LOVE to ROAR !   Our Rock & Roar events this Spring have stirred up our wild side and inspired our schedule of summer adventures ! Exploring the world of wild animals is fascinating to children of all ages. A trip to the zoo or an animal park to see the live animals takes families into a whole new world they don’t see everyday. But the fun...

A Family Soundtrack for Spring

A Family Soundtrack for Spring

Mar 21, 2016

What’s on YOUR Soundtrack for Spring? The emergence and progress of the seasons is a common thread woven throughout time, through all areas of the world, through all cultures, young and old, rich and poor.  ALL of us are influenced by it’s changes and it’s presence.   And MANY have been inspired to compose music to express our emotions...

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...