About Magical Music & Movement
Building key skills - so much more than just music
Magical Music classes are very carefully structured and aim to foster a love of music whilst building confidence and key skills such as listening, concentrating, following simple instructions, colour recognition, tidying up, counting, patience, waiting their turn and much more.
The R's behind the classes:
RHYME & RHYTHM
The aim is to foster a love of music and movement through activities, wonderful props and very carefully selected nursery rhymes, number songs & action songs.
Research has shown that music has a positive influence on young
children's cognitive skills. (Nemours Foundation)
Repetition is fundamental to children’s learning, therefore the music & songs run in 4 to 6 week cycles to ensure everyone benefits from repeating the same songs & has a real chance to learn.
“Few things build a child's brain and open opportunities for learning more than consistent repetition." Sean Brotherson
Following the same pattern of activities each week really helps the children to feel secure and this builds confidence which in turn enables them to join in more actively & independently.
"Regular patterns of activity create routine and foster a sense of security and
© Jean Turvey, 2012 Magical Music & Movement Limited, 2008 Junipers Creative Play Limited