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Connor entertains Pockets at Music Matters Musical Celebration

At Music Matters Connor practices for the end of year
Our Music Matters Musical Celebration last night was the first opportunity students have had to play on stage. Well done to everyone who participated! Even Pockets, the clown learnt to play the drums and did her own solo. Thanks to Kerry and the wonderful staff at The School...
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Babies and toddlers love drumming

Early Learning Music
Drumming comes naturally to all kids. Actually it comes naturally to us all. Did you know you are a natural drummer? You have a little drum a- drumming in your heart. Its your heart beat that connects with the rhythm and pulse that you hear around you all day long. If you go into...
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3 Great Drumming Benefits

Early Learning Music
1. Universally drumming is accepted as a remedial or healing art and is often used in therapy sessions. 2. Young children with developmental issues can benefit from the inner calm and release drumming creates. 3. Whatever your learning mode…listening, looking, feeling…drumming...
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Ribbon Ankle Bells at Christmas

Early Learning Music
Nothing spells Christmas like BELLS. This 10 minute activity is fun to do together at home. The orange ribbon bells above show the ribbon simply threaded through the back of each bell. Use whatever size bells you wish and as many as you like. Tie the bells around your children’s...
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Jelly Fish memory and movement activity for pre-schoolers

Early Learning Music
The Jelly Fish poem: Wriggling the paper plate Jelly Fish in each hand in turns, and saying the Jelly Fish poem encourages your child to use memory and movement skills at the same time. This type of activity builds strong basic skills necessary for many daily activities such as...
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Engage your baby’s brain as early as possible.

Early Learning Music fun with mirrors
Engaging the brain: What we can do at home? Baby Cindy glances up to the ceiling from her cot. At 6 months of age she has already discovered the maraca, various shakers and of course, the drums! Cindy listens intently as I sing “Hello to Cindy”. I am only half way down the...
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