Best Music Classes For Babies & Toddlers – A Comparison Of All The Big Ones!

I’m very excited to be able to bring you this – a round-up of all the best music classes for babies! There are so many to choose from, it can feel quite daunting. Sometimes people end of going with the one they found first, or the one that replies first, but this will help you make a choice that is most suitable for your little one. They are all very different, and have so many things to offer! I have only included franchised classes, so they are available nationwide. Please let me know if you have any questions – J and I have personally tried all of this classes.  Continue reading “Best Music Classes For Babies & Toddlers – A Comparison Of All The Big Ones!”

Originally posted 2017-07-21 09:30:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Zumbini – A Feel-Good Dance Class For Toddlers

So far, most of the music classes we have attended have been based on sensory activities and instrument playing. Now that J is walking and running around, I was very keen to try a dance-based movement class. This would allow him to use his whole body to move to the music, and give him the freedom to move around at his leisure. Zumbini looked to be the perfect step!  Continue reading “Zumbini – A Feel-Good Dance Class For Toddlers”

The Dreaded Composition Question…

The prospect of sitting a Grade 5 theory exam is always met with groans from students! Most kids want to enjoy playing their instrument, without too much focus on the written work that sometimes accompanies it. However, if sitting ABRSM exams, students must pass their Grade 5 theory before being allowed to progress onto Grade 6 practical. And it doesn’t have to be as scary as it sounds. In fact, most people find that the theory helps them to progress with their playing, and their musical understanding and interpretation comes on hugely! One of the trickiest parts of the exam is the 15-mark composition question. Here are some tricks and tips to nail this question, securing yourself a good percentage of guaranteed points: Continue reading “The Dreaded Composition Question…”

Halloween 2017: 5 Best Children’s Books

I love Halloween! There are so many things to enjoy at this time of year with your kiddies, and it marks the start of several months of events and celebrations. It’s a great excuse to dress-up, and there are lots of toddler and children’s parties to attend. Pumpkin picking is something I’m really excited about this year, as we’ve never done it before! It’s also a lovely time for snuggling up at home with a film on, enjoying hot chocolates as a family, and reading some great ghost stories. Here are our favourite children’s books for Halloween 2017… Continue reading “Halloween 2017: 5 Best Children’s Books”

Autumn Music With Your Toddler: October

October

October is a lovely month for exploration! The days are getting shorter, so you have to make more of the time you can still spend outside. Dark evenings make for very cosy playtimes though, with lots of opportunities to snuggle up. Halloween is one of the biggest events this month, and there are so many options for spooky fun-and-games with your toddler. Have a go at some of these Autumn music activities this October: Continue reading “Autumn Music With Your Toddler: October”