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Smart Start: 12-24 Months

Smart Start: 12-24 Months
Smart Start Classes
  • Duration:  45 minutes
  • Instructor:  Oscar Peterson School of Music Faculty
  • Discipline:  Early Childhood (Smart Start)
  • Course Type:  Early Childhood, Group Classes, Smart Start
  • Student Type:  1 year, 12-24 months
  • Difficulty:  Beginner

Course Description

Toddlers are almost always on the move! Channel your child's natural energy through music and movement learning.

My child's birthday happened before the Summer Term. Shouldn't they move to the next level/age group?

Summer Smart Start is a stand-alone program designed to consolidate learning at the end of a term for current students or give new students an introduction to the program. As with all Smart Start classes, the program is organized by birth year to allow us to plan appropriately for the learning needs and experience level of the children. Current students remain in their own cohort to prepare for the next level of Smart Start in September.
The active, music-based activities in this class help support your child's cognitive, social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development, while facilitating parent-child bonding. Coordination, body control, and spatial awareness skills are accrued through games built around walking, dancing, and age-appropriate percussion instruments such as shakers, drums, and bells.

As infants grow into toddlers, their musical abilities and needs develop as well. This class works with toddler's ever-expanding cognitive skills through rich and engaging musical activities with the child and caregiver. Activities focus on topics such as musical memory, creative artistic play, and active imitation. Parents and caregivers both participate, providing further exemplars to interact with your child musically.

The activities in this class have been specifically designed to develop listening skills and improve memory through repetition, as well as to enhance cognitive skills. The toddler's social skills are also developed through experiencing music in a group setting.

A single designated care provider accompanies their child for all classes for this course.

Smart Start: 12-24 Months

Summer: Tuesdays & Thursdays
July 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25
9:30-10:15am
$195 (8 sessions)
For Children born in 2022

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