Music for Dancing and Drumming (4-6 years olds)
Age:Â 4-6 years of age
Class Length:Â 45 minutes, once a week
Duration:Â 3 weeks
Description: Celebrate your childâ€™s love of music with this high-energy, family involved class. All attendees will participate in group movement and dancing, exploration of rhythmic themes, and use of a variety of hand drums and percussion instruments. Caregiver and child alike will bond over sharing in a time of stress-free music making and self expression, culminating in our weekly drum circles!
Musical Goals: Demonstrate and move in sequences to a steady beat, Apply musical language to rhythm and tonal patterns; Advance listening skills and aural recognition; Play age appropriate instruments
Developmental Goals: Â Promote mental and physical well-being; Develop gross and fine motor; Advance cognitive and language development; Strengthen speech and communication; Develop language connections and aural skills; Exhibit independence; Participate in creative/imaginative play; Exhibit body awareness and self-regulation; Strengthen social, emotional, and self-help skills