Top Five Kid Friendly Songs For Adults

Here are Miss Cassie’s top five kid friendly songs that adults can love too! I know what you’re thinking, ‘Please, not the ‘shark’ song again!” Don’t worry, I’m totally with you. The ‘shark’ song has its place, but today, let me take you away from your regular children’s songs, and show you a Whole New […]

Self-care during Covid-19

Reflections of a full time working parent during a global pandemic “You can’t pour from an empty cup” – Norm Kelly Good on ya Norm! How true this statement is! As parents well know, being everything and keeping it together for the sake of your children and family is a full time job in itself. […]

Incorporate music into your child’s day to build connection

Toddle is a game-changing child care centre comparison website which allows parents to search, discover and enquire all in one helpful location. In this guest post, Lee Price, Content Editor, Toddle.com.au talks to children’s behavioural play therapist Julia Challenor about ways to incorporate music in to your child’s day. It’s a natural instinct to sing […]

How music helped me cope with postnatal depression

To mark Queensland Mental Health Week (5-13 October 2019) Kids Music Beat group leader Miss Megan shares her story of how music helped her cope with postnatal depression and bond with her baby. Have you ever wondered what it’s really like for other parents? What is happening behind the scenes of those cute little Instagram […]

Top 5 things to look for in a children’s music program

In this blog Dr Vicky shares the top 5 things parents should look for in a children’s music program. In our research work, our aim is to identify consistent traits or elements across different music early learning programs that lead to quality outcomes. Young children involved in music making with their loved ones is chief […]

Tell us your story. A call for Guest Bloggers

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Do you have a story to tell? We are looking for amazing parents and business owners to share their insights, inspiration and expertise with the Music Beat  community. Tell us your story! Guest bloggers wanted At Music Beat our philosophy is to be ‘developing every day’ to match the needs of the families and communities […]

Tips for using music with kids

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Babies are hard wired to respond to music. In utero they are aware of the pitch and contour of their mother’s voice. Their mother’s heart beat is their very first experience of rhythm. And you’ve probably all seen your toddlers and preschoolers bounce around to music and shake or drum on anything they can get […]

An unexpected beautiful act of giving

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One of the things I love most about my work is the fact that I am giving the gift of music every moment of every day to families. And what a wonderful gift it is to gift. Research shows that music helps little brains to learn and grow, as well as supporting families to lead […]

Top musical instruments for babies and children

At Kids Music Beat – the home of Boppin’ Babies – we actively engage children in music making each week. We are passionate about you and your child experiencing the joy that is making music together. To do this, we use our voices, bodies, props and a range of quality instruments. As a professional musician, […]

So much more than one hour of music a week

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Wynnum West mum Sarah Heron has been bringing her daughter Bailey to Boppin’ Babies since Term 4 in 2016 when Bailey was just four months old. She also brings along her dad Stuart, who has Alzheimer’s disease, for the family to share special time together. In this blog Sarah shares her beautiful story with us. […]