Toddler Music Classes (18months - 3.5 years)
Jungle Tots for 18 month old toddlers to 2.5 year olds
Jungle Friends for 2.5 year olds - 3.5 year olds.
Jungle Music opens up a world of music for you and your child
Why is music so important to Toddlers?
At this pre-linguistic stage your child’s hearing abilities develop in preparation for the job ahead of learning to talk. Now is the time to engage, enhance and simply play with sound – and there is no better way to do that than with music.
What you’ll notice…
As your youngster becomes familiar with music, he will begin to predict the end of section changes. This means your child is digesting the music; making sense of it for themselves. This is the beginning a life-long relationship with learning and music.
It's FUN! Parents and children learn to make music together. There's plenty of activities to keep your young learner engaged using out high quality classroom instruments and resources. Your child will be immersed in a sensory rich environment trying out new sounds and learning experiences all of which promote cognitive development.
The value of bringing your child along for music lesson from a young age
Independent research has linked music education for young children to enhanced congitive ability, improved memory, working as a team, time management, and creative thinking. Put simply, learning music helps to create a smarter, happier, and more confident child.
Jungle Tots and Jungle Friends is fun for both parent and child. You child will delight in the rich diversity of activities and sensory experiences in every lesson. This course along with all the other Jungle Music courses form an ideal introduction to the concepts of music and of learning, generally.
What will my child experience?
Your child will be immersed in a musically rich environment where we will reinforce the fundamentals of music with movement, songs and instruments. Classes include directed creative movement, singing, dances and other circle activities aimed at developing musical understanding through doing.
Jungle Music equipment has been selected for this age offers a rich range of sensory development. Jungle Music equipment includes:-
- huge silky parachute
- colourful floaty scarves
- class sets of a wide range of percussion instruments
- little puppets
- felt notes
- soft animal toys themed for each unit
Download your Jungle Music Tots course information sheet here.
For further reading, see our Blog article on the benefits of Learning Music