Music Classes for Babies and Toddlers near Mount Dandenong, Victoria
The primary goal of our Little Stars baby and toddler music classes near Mount Dandenong, Victoria is to grow the relationship between a mother and her baby through movement, lullaby, song and rhythm. Acquire skills to enable you make music part of your home for a calm and joyful start!
Research tells us of the positive influence music plays in the development of your baby’s brain. An adult brain is only half as active as the rapidly growing brain of a baby in the first three years of life. Through music you can give your baby the opportunity of an early start in life. A musical environment which enhances multisensory stimulation such as sound, sight, touch, movement, timing and emotions is important in encouraging the development of your baby’s brain.
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 Mount Dandenong, VIC:
- Rhyming books
- Different languages, depending on the families in our classes
- Counting books
- Tuned percussion instruments to train pitch
It is important to develop strong bonds with your baby during the early months and years of their lives.Have fun and enjoy spending time with your baby by playing music and singing songs. These are also perfect activities to form a lasting connection and can lay a lifelong foundation for a love of music.
Music tips for Babies and Toddlers near Mount Dandenong, VIC
Why not explore these easy ways and weave music into your daily life?
- Your favorite song can come in handy when trying soothe and settle your baby. Patting a rhythmic beat of your song on the baby’s back or nappy can help settle the baby. A natural beat or even rhythmic heartbeat pattern can do the trick.
- Use classical music as part of your bedtime routine; you can tune the radio into classical channels or buy orchestral CDs as it is much better for your baby’s developing brain than using children’s CDs created using synthesizers.
- Singing tunes like “here we go round the mulberry bush” can help turn nappy change, bath time or other transitions from being a challenge into play.
- Explore different songs you can sing to your baby during bedtime routine, including simple lullabies such as “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” or any other song for that matter as long as you enjoy singing them. Research as shown that babies and infants prefer the sound of their parent’s voice.
- Touch sensation can be enhanced by tickling the baby with feathers. You can use rhymes such as “round and round the garden” or “this little piggy” along with the appropriate actions to stimulate the senses.
- 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: