Kindermusik

NHSA Preview: Using Music Rituals to Create Calm

Kindermusik is thrilled to be presenting at the 45th Annual National Head Start Association (NHSA) Conference and Expo in Anaheim, California, later this month. We’ll be sharing our expertise on all things music and movement in four fantastic sessions. We hope to see you there, but if you can’t make it, here’s a sneak peek […]

Do Music? Yep, You’re Probably Smarter

Study after study after study in respected, peer-reviewed journals in a variety of fields tell us the same thing over and over, and we don't mind pointing it out each time a new researcher adds to the heap of science telling us what we already know: if you make music, it positively impacts other areas [...]

Repetition Repetition Repetition

Humans are built for repetition. So much of what we do as living beings is rooted in repetitive structure. We have a cycle each day that we repeat: get up...do daily activities...eat...more activities...eat again...more activities...eat a third time...rest a bit...and sleep. The next day its starts again. We brush our teeth the same way each day. [...]

How Music Affects your Mood and your Mind

With over 30 years of observing children and adults in the Kindermusik classroom, we know from experience that music has a huge effect on the emotions. Science and research continue to affirm what we also suspect, and that is that music can significantly impact cognition as well – in the early years and later in [...]

Music Listening With Your Kids: Find the Center

One afternoon, I walked into the living room and my very active 3-year-old daughter was just laying on the couch with a blanket. “What are you doing? Are you OK?” I asked her. “Yes mama, I’m just listening to the music,” she replied. And she stayed there for a good 20 minutes. Mind you, this [...]