HDEV 0043. Music and Movement for Young Children

Units: 3
Hours: 54 lecture
Theoretical perspectives and practical applications of the use of music and movement with children from infancy to age eight in group settings. Emphasis on exploration of music and movement as ways to involve young children with cultural diversity and traditions, creative expression, promotion of an understanding of the connection to healthy living and physical activity, and stimulation of brain development. Methods and materials used in singing, rhythms, creative music, reading and listening, development of music and movement lesson plans, and creation of inexpensive musical instruments. (CSU)