Music Education for Toddlers
“All rhythmic training in the kindergarten must be in the context of songs and rhymes, i.e. living music. Having children march in a circle to a drumbeat or while clapping is an unmusical exercise”
The Kodaly concept of formal music education starts at the age of three years with a fun filled approach. Rhythm is introduced through specially created rhymes. Children also receives the joy of playing games and making friends.
Experiencing steady beat
Feeling beat in seated, simple playful movements.
- Stepping in free space
- Stepping in a line
- Stepping in a circle
- Beginning to think about motive length
- Making beat conscious
- Sing with teachers