Milford Square Music Studio
Kindermusik Curricula Unit Descriptions
Winter / Spring 2018
Age Newborn - 18 Months (Fridays at 9 AM)
Cock-a-doodle-Moo! -- Hop on the hayride—it’s time to head for the farm! In this class, you will sing songs about the farm, including “Old MacDonald,” “Hayride,” and “Clever Cows.” You’ll engage in rituals and playful activities with your baby, including infant massage, lap bounces, exercise, and quiet time.
Home Materials: A picture board book with charming farm animals and the sounds they make— Cock-a-doodle-Moo, a CD of the songs heard in class, a Sunshine Jingle instrument for music-making at home, and a set of Art Banners for the nursery wall.
DewDrops -- Stop and smell the roses—and lily of the valley, and tulips, and pansies. In this class, parents and babies will play and move together to songs about flowers, such as “Jasmine Flower,” “How Does Your Garden Grow?,” and “White Coral Bells.” You’ll also hear traditional Irish music, dance a jig and move to the “Irish Trot.”
Home Materials: CD of beautifully arranged songs from class, a board book of colorful flowers— DewDrops, a set of Art Banners for the nursery wall, and a Flower Bells instrument for music-making
Age 18 months – 3 years (Fridays at 10 am)
Away We Go! -- Hop on the train, get in the car, board the plane, and Away We Go! This class focuses on transportation, a favorite topic for toddlers who are on the go, go, go! Sing and play along with favorite songs, such as “I’ve Been Workin’ on the Railroad” and “Wheels on the Bus”. Explore fast and slow, smooth and bumpy, and high and low. Read stories about ways to get around. Shiny Dinah tells the story of a train, and Giddy-Up! has a horse, speedboat, race car, and more to help you get where you want to go.
Home Materials: Double CD featuring songs from class; two interactive story books—ShinyDinah and Giddy-Up! to develop early literacy skills; Home Activity Book, and two harmonicas designed for toddlers.