Babies only (0 to 8 months)
Jeanine La Barbera
FORT GREENE: South Oxford Space: Studio G, ground floor (location map)
Saturday, 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
09/15/18 - 12/01/18 (11 weeks)

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They may be pre-verbal and pre-mobile, but they’re not pre-musical! A specially designed one-semester introduction to Music Together for our youngest music-makers. Musical activities such as finger play, lap songs, and songs without words are emphasized though we learn songs with words too. The music activities and materials are specially designed for parents who want to learn as much as possible about music development in infants. Meet other parents of newborns and learn fascinating music activities you can recreate at home with your baby. Babies must be under eight months old on the first day of class. Most babies in this program range from 3-5 months at the start of the semester. We recommend infants older than eight months register for mixed-age classes. Babies are always welcome in any mixed-age class if the schedule of the Babies Only class doesn’t work for you.

FAQ

What age are the infants in a babies class? Infants range from only a few weeks old to several months in this program! Babies will range anywhere from 3-5 months at the start of the semester. We recommend infants older than eight months register for mixed-age classes. The babies are non-mobile for the majority of the semester. If your baby is crawling before the start of the semester you may want to consider a mixed-age class. Feel free to contact the office to discuss: (718) 809-4542.

My baby is under 7 months. Should I take a babies class or a mixed age class? What’s the difference? The Babies class is structured in much the same way as a mixed-age class. In both classes your teacher will lead you through a variety of activities, facilitating fun and creative ways for you to interact musically with your baby. The main difference lies in parent education. Because the infants are non-mobile, there is a calmer energy in this class which allows the teacher more opportunities to explain the ‘whys’ behind the ‘whats’ and to point out emerging musical behaviors.

At what age should I start class with my baby? Now! Babies learn music the same way they learn language; by being immersed in it. Just as it is never too early to start talking to your baby, it is never too early to start singing with your baby.

Upcoming Meetings
10/20/18    11:45 AM Saturday 10/20/18 11:45 AM
10/27/18    11:45 AM Saturday 10/27/18 11:45 AM
11/03/18    11:45 AM Saturday 11/03/18 11:45 AM
11/10/18    11:45 AM Saturday 11/10/18 11:45 AM
11/17/18    11:45 AM Saturday 11/17/18 11:45 AM
11/24/18    <None> Saturday (Thanksgiving weekend) 11/24/18 (Thanksgiving weekend)
12/01/18    11:45 AM Saturday 12/01/18 11:45 AM
 

About Us

Trusted. Proven. Educational. And of course, fun! Tam Tam is proud to offer Music Together, one of the world's leading music and movement programs for young children!

 

 
 
 
 

Classes

Our music and movement classes provide research-based activities that stimulate your child's growing mind and body. Find out more about our family-style classes for kids from birth through age 5... and the adults who love them!

 
 
 
 

Benefits

Psychologists, scientists, and experts in early childhood development have demonstrated that music does more than bring children joy; it helps their brain cells make the connections needed for every kind of intelligence.