Musical Magic with Skating Indoors

| March 25, 2013 | 5 Comments

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Spring is coming, but before we say a final goodbye to winter try this fun musical activity.

In our Kindermusik classes, we have “skated” indoors to music. A waltz works best. Try the Blue Danube Waltz by Strauss. Older children will enjoy using paper plates or wax paper for skates to slide around the room. Younger children will enjoy the swaying motion while they are being held by a parent who slides around to the music. In addition to being fun, this motion will also help develop your little one’s vestibular system – which contributes to balance and a sense of spatial orientation.

Put on a scarf and some mittens, lace up your “skates” and have some musical winter fun. Don’t forget to have a cup of hot chocolate afterwards to warm up!

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Category: Babies & Toddlers, Family

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Tanya is a Licensed Kindermusik Educator. She studied music at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She became a licensed Kindermusik educator in 2003. Tanya enjoys teaching piano and voice in her home studio in Orleans as well as Kindermusik at the South Fallingbrook Community Centre. Tanya has participated in award winning choirs which have been featured on CBC radio. She sang at the Canadian Premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Requiem" in the choir under the direction of Dr. Elmer Iseler at Roy Thompson Hall as well as the investiture of Madame Jeanne Sauvé, 23rd Governor General of Canada. She established Kindermusik with Tanya when she recognized the need for a studio that offers high-quality musical experiences for children to enjoy with their families.

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  1. Kayce says:

    WOW! it sounds fun! I’m sure my daughter will love listening to this kindermusic where she could play skating indoor 🙂

  2. kathy downey says:

    Awe,this sounds like fun

  3. kathy downey says:

    kindermusic sounds interesting

  4. kathy downey says:

    We have an indoor skating here during the holiday break with Christmas songs

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