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We can hardly BEAR the fun!

Early Learning Music
Light your 3-4 year old’s imagination with this clever focussed listening activity. Bring him into Brown Bear’s world using both body and instrumental percussion. Printout a copy of Brown Bear and colour him in to join the fun. Use strong body percussion claps and lap...
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When do you Sing a Ball? When baby plays with it…following your child

Small balls for ball play ay Early Learning Music
SING A BALL               Tune (Open Shut Them) Notice what baby or toddler is doing with the ball. Name the movement or action for baby then place it in the song. Take your cue from baby. Build on what baby is currently doing and then add to it to stretch baby’s creativity and...
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When is the best time for a Lap Rap? Anytime!

ANYTIME LAP RAP RHYMES are the answer to creatively involving, distracting, soothing, rocking, stimulating or simply having fun with baby. Perfect for accompaniment by percussion instruments the whole family can join in. Don’t wait for the right RAP time…just go ahead...
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What can little Ducks do?

Early Learning Music
Clever Little Duck is learning to use his voice, his wings and his feet. Copy Little Duck (right click: save as) to a publisher or word program. You can stretch Little Duck to what ever shape and size you wish. This is handy when you want to have Five Little Ducks and a Mother...
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Tommy Thumbs Up: finger play

Early Learning Music
Tommy Thumbs Up and Tommy Thumbs down Tommy Thumbs dancing all around the town Dancing on your shoulders, dancing on your knees, Dancing on your head, then tuck them into bed (under your arms).  
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My baby can walk.

Early Learning Music
At last! My baby is up on two feet…how cute she looks waddling along. What songs can we introduce now? “Walking, walking, walking, walking, hold my hand, off we go…Walking little NAME, walking to the corner, hold my hand, off we go!” to the tune of...
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Music practise together at home

Music Matters piano
As a parent of a budding musician you know how important it is for your child to practise…right? ” I don’t feel like practising” What can you do as a parent of a child stuck in a low feeling mode regarding music practise? One option might be to set goals...
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All About Me

Early Learning Music fun with mirrors
Your baby/toddler is noticing new things about himself every day. Singing action songs like “This is the way we clap our hands” helps to reinforce things baby has already started to do but needs practice to perfect. Books such as “All About Me” by Gayle...
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Trains and more that GO!

Music Matters Trains
At Early Learning Classes this term trains and transport are on the GO! and of course, STOP. Children learn self discipline and self confidence through routines that allow them to make decisions about movement. “Are the stop lights red or green?” What do we do when...
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Class Update

Early Learning Music
CLASS UPDATE September 2016 Welcome to Music Matters Instrumental Lessons and Early Learning Classes! Lessons are available after 1.30pm week days at The School Locker, Maroochy Blvd Maroochydore. Call me on 0418 563 226 if you need to arrange special lesson times outside these...
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