When Mahala used to take Piano Lessons Kaden would watch her Practice and try his best to copy what she was doing. I kept saying we were going to enroll him too, but that day has yet to happen. Lucky for us we were given a 6 month Online Piano Lesson Membership with Teacher Corner from KinderBach to Review and give My honest Opinion on it. This was definitely Music to My Ears!!!
Have you ever heard of KinderBach before? It's an interactive, online or DVD Piano and Musical Theory program for Kiddos ages 3-7. KinderBach is hosted by Karri Gregory who is also the Creator and Founder of this flexible Music Curriculum. She is so Enthusiastic and makes each Lesson Fun and Exciting for the Kiddos to watch. Karri and her Team of Animal Friends will teach your Kiddos Musical Concepts like reading notes, keeping rhythm and beats. They will learn simple songs while using stories, videos, MP3 downloads, song books and coloring pages. As a Mom with a Kiddo with Autism I always Appreciate a Program that incorporates Developmentally Appropriate Skills. Like building Fine Motor skills by coloring, cutting and gluing. By adding Physical exercise into the lessons, it keeps them Literally on their toes. :)
You can purchase ONE membership for all your Kiddos to use now for the Current Price of $7.99 per month to have online access to all of KinderBach's current 6 levels.
With Membership You Get:
- Access to all web lessons by computer, iPad, Nook, Kindle Fire and Android Fire.
- Accompanying pdf activity pages
- Access to the Teacher Corner materials
- Audio MP3s for all six levels of KinderBach lessons
- Downloads of storybooks, coloring pages and song books.
|Kaden Finding His Rhythm!!!|
|Making Music at the Manic House!|
Each of the 6 Levels is divided into 10 weeks with 240 Bite Size videos. Each week has 4 Videos and lessons that are about 5-15 minutes long.
As You know, all of Our Kiddos learn differently. I Love that this Music Curriculum is set up to go at Your Kiddo's own pace. They can do as Much or Little as they want to.
I found that Kaden responded Best to "Piano Time" after a good dose of Math. While grabbing my 2nd cup of Coffee for the day I would load a Video for him. He would watch it sometimes 2 or 3 times and that gave me plenty of time to gather the printed materials and art supplies needed. Using the KinderBach Program really is that Simple to use. Kaden felt great about himself being able to be more Independent with his Piano Lessons. That makes a Momma Happy to see that sense of Pride on his little face!
For us we didn't use many of the coloring pages unless it was directly linked to a video. One in particular that Kaden enjoyed was the High Low coloring page where he would listen and see if the sound was High or Low. Then depending on which it was he would color the apple High in the tree or Low on the ground. He actually carried this over into a peer play later that week and shared the game with his buddies. Each week I would go through the coloring pages and only Print out the ones he wanted to do. I did the same thing with the Story Books. I appreciated having access to so many Resources, like Teacher's Guides, Achievement Awards and many other things that I could pick and choose from. :)
So, if You were to ask Kaden and I if we would continue with KinderBach we would both Scream out a Big Yes! He is looking forward to learning to read more Music Notes and has told me before Summer he wants to Compose My very Own Special Song!! How Sweet is That?
If you are looking for a Interactive Music Curriculum for your young Kiddo, I would highly recommend KinderBach! I would even say this program would be Perfect for homeschoolers, co-ops, or church groups. You can try it out with their free try it before you buy it option on their website. Or you can jump right in and purchase it for $95.88 a year, which works out to $7.99 a month!
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