Music Classes for Babies and Toddlers near Kalorama, Victoria
In order to develop the vital bonds between a mother and her child our Little Stars baby and toddler music classes near Kalorama, Victoria employ the use of lullabies, rhyme, movement and songs. A calm and happy beginning can be encouraged by learning techniques and skills to integrate music into your home environment.
The growth of your baby’s brain is positively influenced by music. In the first three years of life, your baby’s brain is growing rapidly and more than twice as active as an adult brain! Music provides an important opportunity in giving your baby an early start in life. Expand your child’s brain development through the process of stimulating all the senses of sound, movement, touch, sight and even emotions in a musical environment.
Here are some of our favorite props, instruments, songs and games that can be used to introduce music to children in our Little Stars baby and toddler music class near Kalorama, VIC:
- Qualified, expert teachers!
- Books we can sing and share together
- Different languages, depending on the families in our classes
It is important to develop strong bonds with your baby during the early months and years of their lives.If you would like to foster a lifelong love of music and connect with your baby while having fun and enjoying special times together, then playing music and singing songs is the way to go!
Music tips for Babies and Toddlers near Kalorama, VIC
Have you tried these simple ways of integrating music into daily life:
- Patting the rhythm of your favorite song using a rhythmic heartbeat pattern or a steady beat on your baby’s back or nappy can settle and soothe them.
- Sensory play is very important to children. Try using different props like feathers, towels and hands when singing rhymes like “round and round the garden” or “this little piggy”.
- Children and parents can be engaged through nursery rhymes like “Humpty Dumpty” and “to market to market” while babies often enjoy bouncing games on the laps or arms of the parents.
- Studies have found that babies and infants prefer the sound of their parent’s voice, be sure to sing your favorite songs or common lullabies such as “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” to them.
- “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 classes are suitable for babies under six months at which point they can transition into the music for Babies and Toddlers classes. The CD you purchase for bonding with the baby can be used until preschooler music classes.
Get your baby or toddler started in music today: