Education support

A Child’s Play Music education support incursion is simply the most educational one hour program available.  Nothing else compares to the fun, excitement and learning your students will experience. Our in-school visits are customised to meet the educational needs of your children.

Contact us today to book your incursion!  Anywhere in Perth or Mandurah – we come to you!

Our facilitator is very experienced with working with children with additional needs.  Whatever your children’s challenges we know we can provide a program that will work for them – and for you!

We maximise accessibility – we set up the instruments to make them playable by children in wheelchairs, we tailor our programs to your students’ abilities and we make sure that every child experiences the joy that comes with achievement.

To see how our in-school visits will benefit your students watch this video of a mainstream kindergarten class exploring the instruments.

 

The joy is obvious – and so is the learning!  You can see how accessible the instruments are: your students will love playing them.

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Our programs for education support centres and education support schools are developmentally appropriate and fully customisable to meet your students needs and abilities.

With over 60 instruments to explore through free play and orchestral music activities your students will learn so much!  And they will be having so much fun they won’t even realise they are learning, yet the learning outcomes are real, relevant and extend across the whole curriculum.

“Alec has worked admirably with a very diverse and challenging group of people with special needs … Alec’s experience & array of skills have been soundly demonstrated” Read more …

We guarantee that we can keep your students focused and learning for the whole one hour session.  Up to 30 students can take part in each session, and all the children will be involved and actively learning.

Each in-school visit also features structured orchestral activities that stretch the children and introduce new music concepts, and concludes with a time for reflection and questions to consolidate their learning.

Child’s Play Music’s instruments are almost unbreakable – no need for you to worry about children mistreating them!  We build them tough so children can explore them fully.  And they sound wonderful!

Every music incursion is designed and facilitated by Alec Duncan (B. Soc. Sci. Children Studies), a fully qualified early childhood educator with over 20 years professional experience working with children.

It’s more than just an incursion – with each program we provide two big booklets of follow-up music activities and instrument construction instructions, to extend and consolidate the children’s learning long after the incursion is over. And every child receives a certificate of achievement!

You can customise the incursion.  Got a theme you want us to work with? Maybe you would like a multicultural focus, or a special emphasis on recycling and sustainability.  Perhaps you are doing jungles or making your own instruments.  Whatever your focus, we can address it to help you meet your educational goals.

Free-flow programs for school activity days.

Child’s Play Music is also perfect for your fair day, sports carnival or other whole of school activity day.  See our community events page for more information.