Uuup and Dooown…

Children learn through movement – and that’s a fact. Children also learn through multi-sensory experiences. So any time we couple these together in a Kindermusik activity (which is most of the time), we are solidifying new brain waves and locking in the learning.

You’ll see in this video from our Wiggle & Grow for Families class that the children (and adults) are moving up and down, making glissandos with their voices up and down, listening to sliding up and down with voices and the recording and seeing others move up and down. Talk about locking in the learning! Not only are the exploring up and down, they are also exploring their vocal range, creating more expressive speaking and singing voices, practicing listening skills, working on gross and fine motor skills as they work with scarves, working on spatial recognition – moving through a room full of people without crashing and learning about new musical timbres! There is plenty of learning that takes place during just one Kindermusik activity – plus it’s loads of fun!

 


It’s not just a class where kids sing. They have opportunities to learn and experiment through play. I love the fact that the songs are not the same old songs we've heard a hundred times before and that there are a mix of children's songs and some that an adult can enjoy or a child can enjoy from a different perspective - true music appreciation. Its simply better quality than some of the community based music classes out there.

Beth Paisley, Toddler/Mixed Age class mom


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