Family Music for Toddlers

Clap with Me!

12 months - 3.5 years

Parent/care giver participation required

Class Times:

Fall classes begin on Thursday, January 10th, and continue for 12 weeks. (Any cancellations due to weather/school closings will be rescheduled.)

Every Thursday, 2 time options:

  • 9:30-10:00 AM
  • 10:15-10:45 AM


$90 + $50 materials fee = $140

    • includes a family packet with CD, parent book, and instrument (2 finger cymbals) for at-home enrichment.

For families who have previously purchased the "Clap with Me" family packet, registration fee is $30)

Participate with your toddler for 30 minutes each week in singing, chanting, moving, dancing, listening and playing instruments. This class is taught in four sections, (1st session: Sing with Me, 2nd session: Dance with Me, 3rd session: Play with Me, 4th session: Clap with Me) so you can participate for 2 calendar years with new materials and lesson plans each semester/session.

Musical play activities:

  • Help develop a strong musical bond with your child and closer family ties.
  • Bridge the natural connection between music and movement.
  • Enhance your child’s musical aptitude and listening abilities.
  • Lay the foundation for singing and vocal development, listening skills, and purposeful movement.


  • Movement activities for coordination, body awareness, exploration of space, body control and the pure joys of movement.
  • Folk songs for singing, dancing and listening.
  • Focused listening examples from both daily life and music instruments.
  • Instruments to explore: rhythm sticks, jingles, rattles, drums, and resonator bars.
  • 4 wonderful semesters, each with a 60 minute CD, a parent activity book and an instrument or scarf to use at home.

To register, contact Mary Shelor:



CALL: 217-223-2536