Why music especially singing is So valuable in early child development
Did you know babies are most responsive to sound from birth? It is the auditory processing system or our sense of hearing that is perfectly developed from birth (pending physical disabilities) so the newborn is relying on sounds and how they process them to learn about the people and environment around them. Furthermore a baby […]
WHY IS MUSIC GOOD FOR BABIES?
All children have an innate musicality, and from their earliest days babies respond to music. Just think of the lullabies you sing to calm them down, or the rhythmic noises (ssh, ssh, ssh) we make to stop them from crying. But why is music good for babies? Exposure to music (and especially participation in structured […]
WHY IS MUSIC IMPORTANT FOR KIDS – PREPARING THEM FOR SCHOOL
Amongst the endless options available for keeping our young kids educated and entertained, why is music important for kids? As well as being good for children’s social, emotional and physical wellbeing, music lessons are perfect for getting your child ready for school. Every parent wants their child to love going to school. For the child […]
The BIG Step to Prep
While many of us are counting down to the last drop off of the year, those with children starting school next year are experiencing varied emotions. It is both an exciting and daunting time for parents and children, and well worth reflecting on how to best prepare yourself and your child. Everyone wants day one […]
Music for Prep
As far as activities for bubs and young children we are spoilt for choice in Brisbane. There is such a fabulous variety on offer across all parts of the city. It comes down to making choices – but how? I would suggest considering what you want your child to achieve for themselves and then trialling […]
Getting Ready for Prep
The first five years of a child’s life are critical to their development. They learn more proportionately in this time than any other time in their life. This is the foundation period that shapes the child’s future heath, happiness, growth, development, learning achievement including structured learning (school), learning for family and community life and future […]
How Early Childhood Music Classes Prepare Your Child For School
More and more I receive feedback from past parents expressing how valuable early childhood music classes are in preparation for school. Naturally, that is music to my ears (pardon the pun) but while I have always known this, communicating it to new parents is not easy. Sound early childhood music programs are holistic learning experiences. […]
Your Child Is Watching
As parents and carers we learn very quickly that you can’t hide anything from a toddler’s attention. They don’t miss a thing! It proves that they are constantly switched on…ready to go…they are always listening. That leaves us adults needing to be very aware of how powerful our behaviour is; specifically: our own language our […]
Di Farmer Visits Wee Make Music
Was a treat to have Di Farmer call in to our Bulimba classroom. She is very supportive of small business in the local area and she was very encouraging and enthusiastic about sharing what we have to offer. I think we even taught her a little about beat and pitch matching….and it was a lot […]
Happy children, parents & caregivers.
We’ve been doing this for more than 15 years. Our qualified teachers, one-of-a-kind curriculum and most significantly, our happy kids speak to the success of our music classes. You can trust you’re doing the best for your child bringing them to Wee Make Music classes.