Music Classes for Babies and Toddlers near Glen Waverley, Victoria
In order to develop the vital bonds between a mother and her child our Little Stars baby and toddler music classes near Glen Waverley, Victoria employ the use of lullabies, rhyme, movement and songs. You will learn techniques and skills that enable you to integrate music into your home environment for a calm, happy beginning.
Music undoubtedly has a profound positive effect on the development of your baby’s brain. The activity of an infant’s brain is twice that of an adult and is growing rapidly during the first three years of a baby’s life! This is a chance to use music to give your baby a flying start in life. Multiple sensory stimulation including sound, touch, sight, movement, timing and emotions in a musical environment can help stimulate the development of your baby’s brain.
In our Little Stars baby and toddler music classes near Glen Waverley, VIC, we introduce children to music using props, instruments, songs and games such as:
- Tuned percussion instruments to train pitch
- Books we can sing and share together
- Different languages, depending on the families in our classes
- Counting books
The best time to create a strong connection between a parent and child is during the early months and years of their life.Meaningful activities to connect with your baby include playing music and singing songs. These are fun ways to enjoy special times together and lay the foundations for a love of music that can last a lifetime.
Music tips for Babies and Toddlers near Glen Waverley, VIC
Consider the following methods of incorporating music into your daily life:
- Some parents find accessing classical music difficult and overwhelming. Try listening to your local classical music radio station to source music you enjoy and make listening a part of your bedtime routine.
- Singing during a nappy change is a way of turning such ordinary “jobs” into fun play. You can use melodies such as “here we go round the mulberry bush” to get started.
- Touch is a significant aspect in a babies development. Try using nursery rhymes such as “round and round the garden” or “this little piggy” to stimulate and engage your baby.
- Be brave and sing to your baby or infant as research shows that babies prefer the sound of their parents voice. Try a nursery rhyme, like “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star”.
- “Open shut them” is an example of a game that encourages toddlers to listen, anticipate and perform actions for themselves. Repetition is the key to success and the more you play these games together, the more fun the children have!
- Bonding with Baby music classes run for babies under 6 months old. Your child can move straight into music for Babies and Toddlers at 6 months. The CDs purchased for Bonding with Baby are used right through until preschooler music classes, and you will enjoy listening to the beautiful lullabies and rhymes time and time again.
Get your baby or toddler started in music today: