Kindermusik Fall Themes

Here’s what your child can look forward to in Kindermusik this Fall.   Village 0-18 months: Feathers and Do-Si-Do The musical poems of Woody Guthrie, bird songs, and the naturally occurring sounds in nature help babies develop an early appreciation-and accelerated aptitude-for language, movement, and music in this class. A CD with over 25 specially-selected… Continue reading →

Studio Highlight: Kindermusik at Greenland Hills UMC

Have you discovered our gorgeous, spacious Kindermusik studio at Greenland Hills UMC? If you haven’t seen this location, it’s tucked into the neighborhood and is certainly a hidden gem. Savvy Dallas parents recognize that Kindermusik is a bit of a well-kept secret, a little off-the-beaten-retail path… where your child can get in and out of the… Continue reading →

Class Notes: Summer Part 2

Village (0-18 months): Busy Days Set your baby’s day to classical music. Each lesson features new activities and songs you can sing for all the places you go together–the store, the playground, the doctor, and more.    Our Time (1.5-3.5 years): Zoo Train Hop aboard the Allee-Allee O! Music, instruments, and stories will take us to polar bears, kangaroos, elephants, monkeys,… Continue reading →

Where’s Miss Lisa?

“Is this all you do?” Just for fun, here’s a look at my typical Kindermusik-ful week! Mondays are the day for cranking out projects in the home office. I may be working on lesson planning or keeping accounts current or answering emails. During the fall and spring, you’ll find me at noon at the Arboretum.… Continue reading →

What happens after Kindermusik?

Come to our Piano and Guitar Recital and hear what our “graduates” can do. Friday May 9 at Greenland Hills UMC 5 pm and 6 pm If you don’t know what a dulcimer or glockenspiel is, should come to the 6 pm program, which will feature our graduating Kindermusik Young Child students playing their dulcimers and glockenspiels.  The entire Kindermusik… Continue reading →

Nursery Rhymes to Readers

How can Kindermusik teach my child to read? Simple answer: Nursery rhymes + rhyming songs + finger plays now = readers later. Long answer (for those who like research and detail): “…There is a strong relation between early knowledge of nursery rhymes and success in reading and spelling over the next three years…Knowledge of nursery rhymes… Continue reading →

Your first week of a new Kindermusik Theme

Isn’t it nice to have 2 new CDs?! Listen to your first CD, as I say, “as much as you can tolerate” these first weeks. The more familiar you and your child are, the more your child will enjoy class. Children crave repetition and routine, that’s a good thing. When you’re brand new to this… Continue reading →

The Open-Ended Toy (guest post)

Why do all babies prefer the boxes, paper and ribbons over the expensive, flashy toys at their first birthday party? Why do all toddlers love to play in the kitchen drawer where you keep the leftovers storage containers? How long have building blocks of some kind been a staple in households where young children play?… Continue reading →

We LOVE Kindermusik!

We love Kindermusik all year long, but during the month of February, we’re asking YOU to help us SHARE THE LOVE! Download this coloring page to color and bring into your Kindermusik educator for some extra hugs and kisses this week and next week! Read more about why so many parents have to say about… Continue reading →