I had the idea to start the music class over a year ago when I had enrolled in a similar class through Gymboree. I couldn't help but think that I could teach the class better (As I have an extensive Music background) and make it more entertaining...and economical....
The lesson plan is made up of songs, instruments, rhythm recognition, dancing and parachute time. The class lasts roughly 45 min followed by a play & snack time. I try and introduce new instruments to the class every 6-8 weeks (depending on what the budget allows).
This was the first class I have taught after Braeden was born. He pretty much slept in his swing the whole time...I introduced the Sandblock this week and the kids seemed to really like it and responded quickly to the instructions given.
Ryleigh with her friend Emily playing with the Sandblocks