Music and Movement
Encourage purposeful movement in a fun, creative way
Music and movement are vital aspects in a baby’s development and growth. The movement helps to stimulate the vestibular system (balance) and allows them to learn about their environment. It also encourages baby to learn about their body, fine and gross motor movements, this combined with music allows baby to hear the beat and move their body in time. Music also helps with brain maturation, it is particularly important for encouraging left right brain communication and cognitive function. During a Music and Movement session you and your baby will be led through a variety of exercises that will stimulate the vestibular system; communication, vision, depth perception, tracking and peripheral vision, beat and rhythm and sensory stimulation. The groups are designed to meet the developmental stages of the child. You will find that the songs are often repeated week after week to allow baby to more easily master activity through the familiar. But, most importantly music is about having fun with your baby and sharing new and exciting experiences together and giving you the tools to sing and dance at home.
(18 months +) Tuesday 9.30 am—10 am
(8 months +) Tuesday 10.30 am—11 am
(0-8 months) Tuesday 11.30 am—12 pm
Parents Centre Members:
$30* per term, paid in advance
$40* per term, paid in advance
* if term is less than 10 weeks a pro rata rate will apply
Palmerston North Parents Centre,
Te Papaioia Birthing Centre, 117 Ruahine Street.
Please see our calendar to register - click here
Term 1 2018 starts