Here are some of the most energetic musical activities for your little ones to jam.
FunikiJam is part class and part live show – with kids in the starring roles! Starting with a high-energy warm-up and hello song, they play instruments, sing, dance, & laugh their way through seasonal celebrations from global destinations giving students the chance to solo on featured instruments, jam with the group & sing into a microphone. Every week is a new globe-spanning adventure. FunikiJam has evolved into a landmark early childhood education and entertainment organization.
Upper East Side , Astoria , Park Slope, Crown Heights
MusiBambino seeks to encourage curiosity and imagination inside a child, to awaken love for music and dance and make it part of their life. Our program nurtures the love of arts and the invaluable social, aural and motor skills developed at an early age. It is never too late to start. Enrolling mid-semester will not affect the results of our program. Tuition will be prorated through the end of the semester.
Upper West Side
Music for Aardvarks and Other Mammals is not your run of the mill children’s music class, it’s a program for toddlers, kids and their grownups to come “rock out” and have some fun. It’s a foot stomping, jingle shaking, drum drumming hullabaloo both kids and parents will love! Each class combines song, dance and rhythm in an interactive musical experience for all ages.
Mozart for Munchkins creates a relaxed, fun atmosphere in which families can experience and enjoy music! Children of all ages are welcome to roll, crawl, squeal, and dance to their hearts’ content, while parents, grandparents, and caregivers can sit back and unwind. While the setting is informal, the programming remains first rate; from Bach to Bernstein, Beethoven to Barber, Mozart for Munchkins features outstanding works performed by exceptional musicians—an unforgettable experience for the whole family!
Upper West Side, Upper East Side, West Village, FiDi, Murray Hill
Music with James is a high-energy class where James plays a mixture of traditional children’s songs, Broadway, popular and classical music on the guitar, piano, harmonica, and various orchestral instruments. The children sing along, dance, and play instruments with each song – shaking bells and maracas, tapping tambourines, drums, castanets and xylophones. Animal puppets, bouncing balls and a colorful parachute add to the fun.
A longtime New York Family Favorite, Ramblin’ Dan’s high energy and engaging classes are driven by his playful musicality and skillful guitar work. Styles include Rock N Roll, Reggae, Funk Hip Hop, Folk and Bluegrass and classic pop hits old and new, fun versions of well known kids’ songs and his own original kids’ music.
Upper West Side
Timbalooloo strives to fundamentally reimagine the way music is taught and how music can be conceived by children during their early formative years. The method, which was developed by internationally renowned musician Oran Etkin. Instruments come to life and speak through their music so that children learn to express themselves not by having to execute the correct notes, but rather by making their instruments come alive and actually speak the language of music, adding character, humor and emotion to the music.
Are you ready to JAM? Say OH YEAH! Jam with Jamie’s music program is loved nationwide and has been a favorite of Time Out NY Kids for a decade. Join them for 45-minutes of interactive music & movement, formatted using age-appropriate, research-proven methods to further develop a child’s relationship to music. Get ready for an upbeat jam session with props & instruments, sing-a-long, dancing, and more!
Upper West Side, East Village, Soho
From start to finish @Anahid Syourapian Piano Studio , the toddler group sessions feature a wide range of enriching experiences which go beyond introducing basic musical concepts by also boosting language skills, confidence, independence, social-emotional skills, and self-control.