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1. Family Music For Babies (Newborn - 18 months)

Play musically with your baby through bouncing and rocking songs, wiggle and peek-a-boo games, dancing, moving and singing. Music play activities are designed to increase your child's curiosity about music, to develop listening skills and a sense of beat, and to establish the foundation for singing and musical thought. 

Designed for parents and their babies to take together. This 30-minute weekly class helps you learn how to play musically with your baby. 

Musical play activities:

  • Increase your child's curiosity about music. 
  • Develop listening skills and sense of beat.
  • Establish a foundation for singing and musical thought. 
  • Help you form a closer bond with your child. 


  • Bouncing and rocking songs. 
  • Wiggle and peek-a-boo games. 
  • Superb CD recordings by a fine children's choir and outstanding instrumentalists, together with a book describing the activities and games to play with baby. 
  • A lovely cloth instrument pouch with rhythm sticks, Musicgarten rattle and colorful scarf. 

Overall, music activities are ideal for your growing child. 

  •     Music immerses the child in language. 
  •     Evokes Movement.
  •     Stimulates the brain. 
  •     Fosters physical coordination.
  •     Develops listening skills, the foremost necessity for learning.

The Curriculum - Musikgarten's programs are based on meeting the developmental needs of children as they grow. Favorite songs, stories, and dances are revisited throughout - building on what each child has mastered and enjoyed - making successful learning easier. 

Family Involvement - You will receive CD's, family activity guides and instruments to continue the bonding and fun of music with your child at home.