Family Music For Babies & Toddlers
From 5 months to 3 years
This Family Music for Toddlers class is a new video-format offering in which Molly has pre-recorded four weekly lessons for you and your child to enjoy together at home.
Together you’ll sing, chant, move, dance, listen, and play simple instruments: all activities that bridge the natural connection between music and movement through the action packed Dance With Me curriculium. Each lesson features movement activities for coordination, body awareness and control, exploration of space, and instruments such as rhythm sticks, jingles, rattles, drums, and resonator bars.
Feel free to incorporate any simple rhythm instruments that you have a home! The beauty of the at-home video version is that you may enjoy them however requently you want, and you get lots of guided practice with each song and activity.
As a licensed Musikgarten teacher, Molly is required to have families purchase the Family Materials packet that comes with a 54 track CD of great quality music, an accompanying book with songs, music, and parent info about the function of each activity, and a scarf to move and dance with. These packets are an additional $40 on top of the tuition fee, and they are a gift that keeps on giving since you'll have your own copy of the music on both CD, and a downloadable digital version for your devices. The whole family can join in the fun as you create a fun, musical environment for your toddler to explore music!
More about Musikgarten
A certified and licensed Musikgarten teacher, Molly offers classes for babies as early as birth to 18 months and toddlers up to 3 years in the Family Music curriculum, and early music makers for 3-5 year-olds in the Cycle of Seasons curriculum. The Musikgarten program is the only early childhood curriculum to use music and movement as a pathway to music literacy, and address the whole child.
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"The "Do oh do" and "hello/goodbye" songs have been stuck in our heads all afternoon! Haden now claps and taps hello and goodbye to everything and it has been an enormous help for transitioning him from one activity to another. He also loves dancing with my scarves now. Thank you so much for starting this class. It is making such a wonderful difference"
"My sons, Remy and Dean, LOVE Musikgarten with Molly! Remy and Dean are one year old and they have learned so much from this class. This has created such great interaction between us. They get huge smiles on their faces when we walk into class and see Molly. I am so grateful for this class and Molly!"