There is music in every child. The teacher’s job is to find it and nurture it.
One of the most important steps in bringing music into your child’s life, is to find the perfect music teacher for them. They need a teacher who is supportive, passionate and energetic, and who fills your child with confidence! There are many teachers available and, if you do not know much about music education, choosing one can be a daunting task. Don’t worry – follow these steps, and your child will soon be well on their way to loving their music lessons. Continue reading “How to Choose the Perfect Music Teacher”
Originally posted 2017-01-28 12:02:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
This month, I was excited to try out a new idea. Worthiness ambassador, Niki Meadows (https://nikimeadows.com) told me that she always listens to classical music while reading to her children. She claims that it enhances the reading experience, and that it allows her to be more animated as she follows the rise-and-fall of the music. Continue reading “August 2017: 5 Best Children’s Books (With A Musical Theme)”
As many of you will know, J turned 1 last week! We spent a long time deciding how to celebrate his birthday, and settled on 2 family parties. We live in Solihull, but my family live in London, and Luke’s family live in Stockton. Therefore, we decided to host a party at each of our parent’s homes, so that we could invite lots of family and family friends without the need for them to travel. As J is too young to tell us what sort of party he would like, we chose a theme ourselves – dinosaurs! Here’s how to throw your own dinosaur themed party: Continue reading “How To Throw A Dinosaur Themed Party: J’s First Birthday”
Babies’ Academy of Music is a wonderful new group in the Midlands, presenting workshops and performances to babies and young children. Concerts that are aimed at early years are a fantastic idea, allowing little ones the opportunity to learn about and love music. BAM kindly invited us along to watch their ‘Summer Sounds’ at the MAC in Birmingham yesterday – this is what happened… Continue reading “BAM: Babies’ Academy of Music presents…Summer Sounds”
Classical music is a genre that is sometimes deemed inaccesible. It has an outdated reputation for being ‘stuffy’ and ‘boring’ and ‘old-fashioned’. This couldn’t be further from the truth! It is a genre that is rich with beautiful music, expressing every imaginable emotion, and telling so many brilliant stories throughout history. Playing classical music to young children has been proven to help with their cognitive development, to develop their imaginations, and also to produce a calming effect. Continue reading “Classical Music for Children – An Introduction”
Originally posted 2016-12-22 21:56:39. Republished by Blog Post Promoter