Posts Categorized: Classes

Tuning In to How Your Child Learns

Look around a Music Together class and you’ll notice different behavioral “personalities.” Some children sit still and stare at their parent or teacher singing. Others gaze out the window or look at their toes. And some are constantly in motion, jumping or toddling around exuberantly, even when everyone else is in a close circle quietly singing. Do you recognize your child in any of these examples? Read more

Singing “Hello Everybody!” Around the World

From the “Hello Song” to “Goodbye, So Long, Farewell,” families and teachers all over the world are connected through song and a shared love of music-making. When families have to relocate, the familiarity of Music Together songs, rituals, and activities comes in handy. Read more

The Beat Goes On!

On a sunny Tuesday afternoon at the Las Villas de Carlsbad retirement and assisted living center in Carlsbad, California, a large group of senior residents, children, and parents jam and sing to a rousing rendition of “When the Saints Go Marching In” as part of their weekly Music Together class. Read on…

Bonding with My Daughter Through Music—In Honor of National Adoption Month (November)

Bonding with their new children is a common concern among adoptive parents. Will he love us? Will he attach to us? Will he trust us to take care of him and keep him safe? Adoption professionals define bonding as “the process that a child goes through in developing lasting emotional ties with his or her… Read more »