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    I talk a lot in class and in the blog about how music is such a great tool developmentally and how singing together with your child is such a great bonding tool but let's not forget it is also very useful for, shall we say, those moments when your child is demonstrating what a strong personality they have, how they have the potential to lead the free world, ie those moments when a tantrum might be brewing or when they really decide nap time is not going to happen.  Here are some of my favourite uses of music in day to day parenting life - and yes, all tried and tested on my boys!

  2. So what do you think of when you think of teamwork? 

    Do you immediately visualize a group of men running around a football field?  Or do you think of the Paw Patrol team?

    Either way, I imagine the 'team' you are imagining is not full of small, independently minded toddlers and preschoolers with limited impulse control?  Well, I think you're wrong.  I think the children and adults in Jellybeans Music classes are a team and work together as a team every single week.  Not sure?  Think about how your class works together when the lycra or parachute or scrunchy band comes out.  Think about how your class works together to tidy away the instruments.   We are very much a team