• Music, Movement, & Zumbini®

    Exploring Drums In Zumbini

    Drums are one of the most natural instruments for young children because of the simplicity to create sound. Just moving their hand onto another object creates a sound whether that object is a drum head, pots and pans, or a high chair tray.  Anything can be a drum! When drums are introduced in Zumbini, we want the children to enjoy exploring everything about this instrument. How does the texture feel? What sound do they hear when they tap lightly? What sound do they hear when they bang their hands? How does it feel when someone else hits the drum and their own hands feel the vibrations? One of the reasons…

  • Music, Movement, & Zumbini®

    Exploring Sticks In Zumbini

    Sticks can be one of the most versatile instruments your little one will ever play. While in class they are natural colored wood, 8”, and in matching sets, you may start to notice that your little one can find a substitute everywhere! Wooden spoons, pencils, chopsticks, tree limbs, anything can be a musical instrument! Tapping sticks uses many skills all at the same time. Children work on developing their grip strength (a fine motor skill) as they hold the sticks. They will discover the different textures felt in the smooth and bumpy stick pairs. They will figure out how to bring their hands together to produce a sound when the sticks meet.…