Mainly Music

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This very important group for mums and their children (birth to five years) is very popular and spaces are limited:

 

Monday morning session – 10.00 to 11.30am Park St, Rockhampton

Tuesday morning session - 9:30am Kabra Salvation Army

 

Mainly Music aims to provide a place where the very young learn to associate movement with music, where they can play together, and where mums can get to know each other. All leaders and helpers hold the Queensland Blue Card.

 

 

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Young children and their caregivers enjoying music, rhyme, rhythm, creative dance and more

Young children developing skills - co-ordination, fine motor movements, large motor movements, social interaction, appreciation of music and musical styles, language development

Providing children with a structured learning environment and then a time of free play

Bringing adult and child together for a time of safe interaction, and in doing so, teaching adults rhymes and songs that can be used at home to help with cleaning up, colours, counting, and more

An opportunity for parents to network with other parents of young children

Workshops and courses are sometimes offered to help enhance parenting skills

Events are held to encourage family fun … such as family nights

Opportunities for families to be helped - practical needs such as meals, transport, babysitting

Celebration of Mothers’ Day and Fathers’ Day - reminding parents that they are undertaking a very important role as parent

In short, mainly music is an opportunity for adults and young children to build memories and spend time together, sharing special time with each other the aim of mainly music.

The aim of mainly music is to provide an environment where young children develop skills to enhance their early education, through the use of music, rhythm, rhyme, and other music related activities with the participation of a parent or primary caregiver.


Each week, parents and caregivers bring their children for a thirty-minute session of music, rhyme, movement, listening and more. The adults must participate in the session, and in fact, it is vital that they do so, because this encourages the children to enter into the actions and singing. 
At this session, adults and children are given snacks and refreshments. This allows time for children to enjoy each others company, and to develop social skills. It also allows those adults who don’t have a wide circle of friends to be introduced to others who have young children and they are therefore able to support each other