You might be wondering what your newborn could possibly take away from a music class and how old they have to be before they can benefit.
At Music Together® and Music Together® Online, we know it's never too early to getbabies started in class! Your little one is a natural-born music-maker, ready to start learning music at birth. Even wee babies are alert to musical sounds and respond to melody and rhythm and you’ll learn musical ways to interact and bond with your baby, support their brain development, and nurture their inner musician.
Muisc Together® Online is interactive: it is you watching the teacher and your baby facing you. We encourage that babies not face the screen. Our classes are set up which it is enjoyable and educational. Your baby will be thrilled hearing, seeing and being with you as you make music.
As in everything, you are your baby's first and best teacher.But don't get nervous! When you sing in the car and dance in the living room,you're showing your baby how to make music and that making music is important to your family. That's all your baby needs from you—musically, at least! (Food, clothing, and shelter are useful, too.)
You'll also learn to recognize which of your baby's behaviors are musical so that you can support their development at the time when your baby's brain is at its most receptive.
The Babies class has other benefits, too! Singing and dancing with your baby is a beautiful way for the two of you to bond. And making music with other parents of newborns is a great way to make new friends in your community who are as sleep deprived as you!
Read more about the benefits of music for babies on the Music Together blog