Age: 18 months – 2yrs / Class: 45 minutes – one day per week
The Early Beginner programme 18 months – 2 yrs. is an important introduction to music and is hosted by Haylea Nielsen early childhood specialist
Did you know the Wellard School of Music are exclusive music arrangers for Music Sales Australia, England and New Zealand, we create written music for piano, vocal and guitar books (PVG) Including: The Wiggles: ABC kids Australia: The Essential Aussie kids Song Books: and a variety of Children’s music books, View additional books created by Tony Celiberti (WSOM)
The Early Beginner programme 18 months – 2 yrs. is an interaction between parent and child, whilst focusing on the foundations of sound, rhythm, expression, vocal expression and movement, these are the fundamental building blocks essential for your child’s development. Children are exposed to a variety of instruments including a diverse range of percussion instruments including musical activities/games, which assist in the development of the brain, vocalization, gross and fine motor skills, self-expression, imagination, self-esteem, confidence, bonding between parent and child, and much more… Children learn to respond to sounds and rhythms, by listening and moving to music, steady beat, and by engaging in instrument play, and exploring their feelings through music, exposing your child to these activities helps them learn musically, developmentally and cognitively, as they associate learning with FUN!
Music is proven to be one of the most effective vehicles used for early childhood learning and development. Neuroscientists, psychologists and childhood development researchers and experts have concluded that music offers children much! Much! More than just joy, it encourages and helps connections in brain cells which of course is absolutely vital for every aspect of intelligence including: Language, Speaking, comprehension, reasoning skills, social skills – helping them to relate to others, and this is just the TIP OF THE ICEBERG…
Offering your child the GIFT! of music will help to create memories that will last a lifetime. You can read much more on the effects and benefits music has on your child’s development. Read more about the importance music has on children
The biggest impact evident is when kids actively participate in musical activities on a consistently and regular basis, when music is part of their everyday routine, it helps your child know what to expect and feel more secure, and they will undoubtedly develop a lifelong love of music.
Contact the WSOM for class times/costs or any further assistance you may require. Contact: The Wellard School Of Music or call 9523 2004