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Find out how to successfully take your child through this class series. Learn about the materials you'll need and also gain wonderful insight into how you can make music a part of your every day life with your children! You'll find the progress tracker worksheets for this class series above the intro video. Print out six copies per child to track the progress your child can make by engaging in each class again and again. Enjoy!!!
Family Music for Mixed Ages
Climb inside a clock and jump over a candle stick all while listening for your favorite rhymes! Add your voice to join in the fun! Grab a scarf to wriggle up a clock tower. Tap your sticks to the steady flow of beloved nursery rhymes to discover them anew! Spin, dip, shake and twirl as you enjoy a variety of new melodies for playful exploration and whole mind-body development.
What comes after an energy packed, bouncy, joyful day? A splashy bath and cuddles on the way to your cozy bed. Role play your own evening routine with these delightfully engaging songs and rhymes. Bounce into the bath tub, hug your teddy bear, and enjoy a sweet lullaby together. These melodies are sure to enliven your actual night time routine as you learn to sing them together! Happy splashing & sweet dreams!
Hop in a buggy, soar in an airplane, and coast down the river in a steam boat! Look up to the sky! Do you see the smoke floating up from a factory chimney? Can you see the birds twittering about? Join the birds in their song! Take a tour of the factory and see if the workers are going about their work quickly or slowly. Listen to a concert by the sparrows and play your instruments with delight! The whole family is sure to love the high flying and gentle floating songs!
Bouncy Rhythms and story rhymes are sure to captivate young minds and bodies in this twisty, turny class for mixed ages. Grab your grooved rhythm sticks, kick up those dancing feet and put on your listening ears! Can you add your voice to the songs you know? Can you chant and echo the fun patterns you hear? Can you identify the animal voices? Whether you're in a quiet or energetic mood, this class has it all!
Enjoy this smooth class flow with high-fives, joyful marching, silly bouncing, rhythm sticks cascading, bells jingling, and instruments showing off their voices. :-) Take a trip to the farm. Ride a horse. Take a trip to the market! Twist, turn, jump, bounce, sing, and move with your budding musician! Echo the patterns you hear to develop musicianship from the inside out.
Do you love splashing in puddles? Grab your imaginary umbrella to join us for a rainy day adventure! Let your voice ring out as you echo some silly song lyrics! Can you feel the wind blowing? Did you get soaked through from the rain? Go back inside to dry off, pour a cup of tea, and play some singing games together. Enjoy this giggly class for dancing, movement and playing instruments.
What could be better than a splash in the water with a family of ducklings! Learn how to sing the solfege for this German folk tune! Grab your glockenspiel or rhythm sticks to play along with the ascending and descending melody. Can you hear the repeated tones?
Have you ever solved a musical riddle? Put on your thinking cap and get ready for some silly musical play in this lively bonus video! You might find yourself on the moon, out in the snow on a winter day, or chasing an iguana in the Carribbean. The sky is the limit!
What happens when the cat chases the mouse? The mouse had better run run run! Can you sing the solfege for this American Folk Tune? Don't get fooled or you might get caught by the cat!
Wash and dry, wash and dry! But, wait! What if the towel is much too high? Act out this silly song and shake-shake-shake-shake those hands until they're dry!
What do oranges, lemons, kettles, pans, pancakes and fritters all have in common? Find out in this folk song about the famous bell towers in Great Britain. Can you sing along? Echo the solfege to learn how the melody moves across two different major scales.
Singing and dancing together is a priceless gift we give to each other! In this drumming song, sing along, bounce along or grab your drum and join in on the steady beat! What happens if you try to say Kiddy-Kum-Kimo ten times fast?
Grab a scarf or two... or three or four! Join us for the night watch as we check the windows and locks to make sure all the children are in bed. What would you wear if you were Wee Willie Winkie? Can you chant the poem with us?
Spring is a wonderful time to plant a garden! Send your voice into the sky with this new melody to the beloved nursery rhyme "Mary Mary Quite Contrary."
Bounce with Humpty-Dumpty and take a trip to the farm! You'll discover your favorite nursery rhymes set to tunes you'll love as you twist, turn, jump, bounce, sing, and move with your budding musicians. Tap & sing with the rhythm and tonal pattern echoes which lay the foundation for your child's understanding of the building blocks of music.