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*** NEW WINTER/SPRING 2015 CLASSES ***
WHAT IS KINDERMUSIK?
A PLAYDATE is a “register and pay ahead” single “themed” 30-45 minute class for you and your children ages birth through 5 years old with required At-Home Materials for each family. Registration fees include the class plus At-Home Materials (i.e. instrument or prop and Kindermusik CD or Music I-Card). One child registration fee is $12 with each additional child $3 each.
Playdate Dates & Themes
10am AND 5:30pm
January 5 "My House, My Day"
February 9 "Let Me Call You Sweetheart!"
March 9 "Frog Went A-Dancing"
April 13 "Nature Now!"
May 4 "Animals Are Everywhere!"
June 8 "Picnic Day!"
Registration forms are available at the toy store AND on their website/blog. Come into the store OR call with credit card payment and the store staff will collect your registration materials.
MORE KINDERMUSIK CLASSES & EVENTS
IN OUR COMMUNITY!
Early Explorations Childcare Centers - "ABC Music & Me" Classes
Riverbend Down Syndrome Association - "ABC Music & Me" Classes
Afterwords Bookstore - "ABC Music & Me" Classes Fridays @ 10am
Edwardsville Public Library - "ABC Music & Me" Classes Summer 2015
Glen Carbon Public Library -Musical Story Times Summer 2015
Hayner Public Library - Musical Story Times Summer 2015
Age Range: Age 2 to 5 years
Class Structure: New unit theme for each month; each contains four lessons
Class Length: 30 minutes
- Songs and rhymes to develop phonetic awareness and early reading skills
- Tapping, clacking, and ringing rhythm instruments in time with music to improve hand-eye coordination
- Focused listening with music to improve skills in following directions
- Instrument play to strengthen fine motor skills
- Developmentally-appropriate songs to develop vocal chords and expressive speech
- Learning that emphasizes storytelling, imaginative play, and taking turns
- Developmentally appropriate curriculum
- 4-week semester with 12 different monthly themes
- Weekly 30-minute class
- State-of-the-Art Monthly Digital At-Home Materials
KINDERMUSIK BIRTHDAY PARTIES!!
A Kindermusik Birthday Party Activity is great musical fun that your child will LOVE and you don’t have to plan! It’s approximately 30 minutes of a “mini-Kindermusik” class (i.e. music & movement with samplings of class activities) specially designed to be age-appropriate to your child. The party activity includes such fun as singing, moving, listening, dancing, circle songs, story time (a birthday book!), playing instruments, parachute play, etc. All music, instruments, props, etc used are provided for the activity.
Fees: $50 for up to six children ($7 per each additional child) Deposit ($40) due to secure your date/time w/ balance due day of the party (There may be a time/travel fee for parties booked outside the Edwardsville/Glen Carbon area.) Please Note: I do not schedule parties on Sunday.
I offer Kindermusik activities for children’s groups and have met up with play groups, preschools, and libraries to have some great musical fun with their children. Having a one-time activity is a great way to get a sampling of the Kindermusik experience before committing to a semester of classes!
I also offer educational talks to parent groups about music and childhood development as they relate to the benefits of the Kindermusik experience. I then follow-up with a sampler class for the whole family. Your school or church may want to consider scheduling Kindermusik for their next PTO meeting or special activity.
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