“Teaching music is not my main purpose. I want to make good citizens. If children hear fine music from the day of their birth and learn to play it, they develop sensitivity, discipline and endurance. They get a beautiful heart.” –Shinichi Suzuki

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The Music & Giggles program is much more than music.

Each class is carefully designed to promote cognitive development, social-emotional skills, body and motor development, math and logic skills, self-esteem, memory, socialisation and lifelong love of music, in a fun and nurturing environment.

 

Classes are in English or Brazilian Portuguese to promote language and cultural experience for the children

Music & Giggles I

for babies and toddlers (0 to 3 years old)

A weekly 50 minutes class for babies and toddlers with a parent or carer.

Be surprised by how quickly your baby and toddler respond to a musical and sensorial environment! 

Sensitive to different developmental stages, this class is calm, respectful and encouraging so each child participates in their own way. Learning occurs through observation and repetition, so children feel confident and develop strong neural pathways.

 

You and your child will enjoy

  • Nursery Rhymes
  • Spoken Speech Patterns
  • Action Songs
  • Finger Play
  • Circle Songs
  • A Variety of Instrument Playing
  • Story Telling
  • Sensory Experiences
  • Making new friends!

Classes are fun, playful and engaging so you and your child will develop a strong bond and a lifelong love of music.  

Music & Giggles II

for toddlers and preschoolers (2.5 to 5 years old)

A weekly 50 minutes class for toddlers and preschoolers with a parent or carer.

Designed for a very energetic and enthusiastic toddler and preschooler, don’t be surprised if your child doesn’t want to go home at the end of the class!

 

You and your child will enjoy

  • A Variety of Percussion Instrument Playing
  • Singing
  • Group Dances
  • Movement Activities
  • Pitch, Rhythm and Beat
  • Musical concepts
  • Ensemble playing
  • Taking Turns and Sharing
  • Listening and Following Directions
  • Learning About Musical Instruments
  • Making new friends!

Classes are fun, playful and engaging so you and your child will develop a strong bond and a lifelong love of music.

“Music is the language of the heart without words.”
-Shinichi Suzuki

When, where & how much

Mondays

10am – Music & Giggles I  PORTUGUESE CLASS                   
(0 to 3 years old)

11am – Music & Giggles II  PORTUGUESE CLASS                      
(
2.5 to 5 years old) 

Thursdays

10am – Music & Giggles I  PORTUGUESE CLASS                                (0 to 3 years old)

11am – Music & Giggles I  ENGLISH CLASS                   
(0
 to 3 years old) 

Fridays

Coming soon!

Location

Classes are held at PCYC Northern Beaches (40 Kingsway, Dee Why), with 3 hours free parking, cafe and a great activity room.

Fees

$19 per class, payable termly in advance

  • Pro-rata fee applies if start part way through the term.
  • Babies under 4 months of age can join free of charge.
  • 10% discount for family members.

$10 PCYC membership, valid for 1 year

  • All children are required to have a valid PCYC membership. 

Casual Class: $24 per class, per child

  • Pre-booking required, as spaces are limited. 

Term Dates

Term 1: Monday, 29 January 2018 – Friday, 13 April 2018 (11 weeks)

Term 2: Monday, 14 May 2018 –   Friday, 6 July 2018 (8 weeks)

Get a free trial class!