Yellow Bunnies (5 - 6 years)

Duration: 40 minutes


Yellow Bunnies is a fun and educational music class and offers:

  • Child works independently with teacher without parental / guardian support
  • Ideal, but not limited to, children who have participated in previous MMA classes
  • Pentatonic and diatonic songs are taught to develop interval training and pitch
  • Puppets to stimulate anticipation, singing response and solo performance
  • Movement to music / percussion instruments to develop rhythm, beat and coordination
  • Activities to develop the musical memory, inner hearing and intonation
  • Kodály handsigns (extended to diatonic) to develop inner hearing, pitch and intonation
  • Activities to develop self-confidence, independence and concentration
  • Story time to extend knowledge of composers and instrumentation
  • Musical elements and Italian terms revised and built upon
  • Reading of musical notation revised and extended
  • Writing of musical notation including dictation to develop understanding and memory
  • Composition and creative activities to develop the musical imagination
  • Songs originally composed for the MMA programme
  • Book & CD provided to enable parent / guardian and child work at home
  • Parents / Guardians are invited to attend class at end of each semester to observe interaction
  • Parents / Guardians are given an end-of-year written assessment of child’s progress.
  • Students may also participate in CSM’s Stairway to Music programmes if recommended by their Academy teacher