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​​Sound Beginnings
educating children through musical play

For children ages 0-4 & their caregivers.

Email Katie to visit a class or register today!

Mid-August to early December 2021

Small groups of 8-10 children with their caregivers

Class time options:

Tuesdays 9:30-10:00am - room for 2 more!

Wednesdays 9:30-10:00am - FULL

Wednesdays 10:15-10:45am - FULL

Wednesdays 6:30-7:00pm - room for 1 more!
Saturdays 10:05-10:35am - FULL

Materials (due at registration):

$35 workbook, digital album and semester instrument

$2.99 shipping/handling fee

*New families must also purchase the Sound Beginnings Tote Bag*

​​Tuition (due the first day of class):

 $145 for first child per semester.

 $45 for each additional sibling per semester.

The Brown Teddy Bear semester description

This semester covers many preschool concepts/skills including

  • seasons

  • weather

  • dressing according to season/weather

  • steps to get ready in the morning

  • rhyming words

  • right/left

  • reciting nursery rhymes

We also study musical concepts such as

  • the major scale

  • keeping a steady beat

  • loud & soft

  • up & down

  • high & low

  • fast & slow

  • rhythmic subdivision

  • solfege names &
 hand signs

  • singing in tune

  • classical music listening

  • accompaniment
 with bells

  • instrument families

  • vocal play


As in all SB semesters, Brown Teddy Bears also covers

  • letter names & sounds

  • concepts about print

  • tracking left to right

  • exposure to ASL alphabet

  • colors

  • counting to 10

  • identifying name sequencing

  • listening to a story sung aloud

  • sharing and taking turns

  • parent/child bonding

  • sibling bonding

  • imaginative play & creativity listening

  • group interaction and teamwork.


Sound Beginnings teaches these concepts by incorporating Literacy and Kindergarten Skills, Fine Motor Skills, Gross Motor Skills, Rhythm and Beat, Vocal and Pitch Development and Parent Bonding (how your child learns best!).


Classes meet for 15 weeks from mid-August to early December. Classes are 30 minutes in length.  Caregivers attend with their child every week.


The SB Curriculum rotates through 6 semesters:

Fall 2021: Brown Teddy Bears

Spring 2022: Pink Piggies

Fall 2022: White Horses

Spring 2023: Silver Buttons

Fall 2023: Black Spiders

Spring 2024: Gold Stars

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