The Surprising Reasons Why Grownups Love Kindermusik Too

All you have to do is look around the classroom during a Kindermusik class, and you’ll see why children love Kindermusik so much -- from beloved class routines to pint-sized friends to favorite instruments to that teacher they absolutely adore.  Look a little closer, and you’ll notice that the adults are really loving “their” Kindermusik [...]

What Makes Kindermusik So Compelling to Children

It's More Than Just Instruments! It’s the cutest thing to watch even a very young baby’s first responses to music and being in a Kindermusik class.  As Kindermusik educators, we have the incredible privilege of observing these young children very closely so that we can most effectively adapt and personalize the activities we teach in [...]

Educator Spotlight: Emilie Gaschke

You can’t be around Emilie for long without sensing her deep love for children and her absolute belief in the power of Kindermusik, something that led her to begin her Kindermusik business and became a licensed Kindermusik educator in 2010.  Lovingly known as “Miss Emmy,” Emilie’s families describe her as patient, kind, fun, and energetic. [...]

Book Review: Giraffes Can’t Dance

In this touching and triumphant rhyme of a story, we meet Gerald, a giraffe who sadly believes what the other animals have always told him - that giraffes can’t dance.  His legs are too long, his neck is too skinny, and his knees are too crooked. “Hey, look at clumsy Gerald,” the animals all sneered. [...]

The Justa Syndrome

Pep talk time. In the past two days, I have had two separate interactions with people in my life that reminded me of something many of us will face at some point or another. I call it the "Justa Syndrome." Our kids will probably face it, too. And if we don't know how to deal with [...]