KINDERMUSIK with Jillian Nicol

Our Time

Age Range: 1½ to 3 years.
Program Structure: 16 week semesters.
Class Length: 45 minutes.


Can you sound like an elephant? Or hop like a bunny?

Our Time encourages your child to uncover an engaging musical world while building confidence, self-control and communications skills. Singing, imitating sounds, rhyming and object identification foster language skills. Creative movement to various musical “moods” develops a sense of balance, timing and spatial awareness. Listening and turn-taking encourage blossoming social skills.

Kindermusik Our Time is designed for children 1½ years to 3 years of age. We meet weekly for a 45-minute class and enjoy singing, moving, listening and interacting socially, and playing simple instruments. Exploration Time encourages a child's discovery of specially designed instruments, textures, sounds and movements; language skills are fostered with singing, sound imitation, and vocal play; Music & Movement Story Time encourages emergent literacy skills; and creative dancing affirms a child's urge to move.

Benefits for You and Your Child

• Recognises your child's need for both freedom to try and the assurance of your support.
• Educates you about the interactive nature of the total development of your child through music, movement and literacy.
• Promotes joyful music making in a community atmosphere.
• Encourages the building of characteristics related to successful learning in school: self-confidence, curiosity, self-expression, social skills and cooperation.

Enjoy the Journey All Week Long

Kindermusik is much more than a weekly class. And your At Home materials you receive from your educator are just the tools you need to continue that one-of-a-kind experience together as a family. While we plant the seeds of learning through music in the classroom, you will use the At Home materials at home to cultivate lifelong learning.

Family involvement in your child's learning is a fundamental cornerstone of the Kindermusik philosophy because we believe the parent is the child’s most important teacher and the home is the most important place for a child’s learning to take root and grow. After all, there’s no better way to nurture your child’s development – and you’ll love doing it together – every day!
Take a look at a sample of At Home materials. Contact a local educator to find out which unit is being taught. The sample unit below may or may not be offered this semester.

Sample At Home Materials for
Away We Go!

• Two Music and Movement Books

• Home Activity Books Two Home CDs

• Child's Carry Box or Bag

• Family Activity Book

• Specially Designed Instrument
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