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Smart Start: 3 Years

Smart Start: 3 Years
Smart Start Classes
  • Available:  June 17, 2023 - July 29, 2023
  • Duration:  60 minutes
  • Instructor:  Oscar Peterson School Faculty
  • Discipline:  Early Childhood (Smart Start)
  • Course Type:  Early Childhood, Group Classes, Smart Start
  • Student Type:  3 years, Early Years (0-7)
  • Difficulty:  Beginner

Course Description

All early years programming is delivered in person. 

Students will also be provided with their own Instrument Kit* and Songbook, which they will be expected to bring to each class.

*Kits and Songbooks not provided for Summer Term classes, however families will have in-class access to all the required instruments and materials.

Singing, dancing, playing games - children adore this active, play-based learning environment.

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.
In this class, children learn foundational musical skills such as tempo, meter, pitch, and volume together through educational, movement-based games and multi arts activities. 

By age 3, children are beginning to develop their singing voices, and as such, singing a wide range of songs is a vital component of the Smart Start curriculum. By age 3, children's basic cognitive skills are in place. Smart Start is designed to work with these cognitive skills through activities such as recognizing musical patterns, focusing on the most important aspects of music, and understanding connections across artistic representations. Children work in musical and artistic collaborations designed to foster basic musical knowledge and spur on individual and group creativity.

Socialization and personal growth are strengthened via group engagement. 

Children up to three years must be accompanied by a single designated care provider.

Students are registered by age as of December 31.

Smart Start: 3 Years

Term Class Day Sessions Dates Time Instructor Tuition  
Summer Smart Start – Sing & Dance! (Birth Year 2019) Tu/Th 6 Jun 13-29, 2023 10:45-11:45am Ewa Krzatala $175 Register
Summer Smart Start – Sing & Dance! (Birth Year 2019) Sat 6 Jun 17-Jul 29, 2023 9:30-10:30am Bailey Grineage $175 SOLD OUT!
Summer Smart Start – Sing & Dance! (Birth Year 2019) Sat 6 Jun 17-Jul 29, 2023 11:30am-12:30pm Beth Brownell-Eaton $175 REGISTER
Summer Smart Start – Sing & Dance! (Birth Year 2019) Tu/Th 6 Jul 11-27, 2023 10:45-11:45am Ewa Krzatala $175 Register