Creative Therapy Adelaide

music mixed group
“Music time to grow busy bodies, big hearts and creative minds.”​​​

shake it up

Mixed class for children under 5 years – Thursdays @ 10:00

  • Program developed by a Registered Music Therapist
  • Music is played live with real instruments
  • Help your child build communication, motor and social skills

Our group sizes are small to support interaction between our facilitator and families so spots are limited.

 

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Music is a language we all speak. Giving children the time and space to explore music with you and express themselves through song is an invaluable way for them to learn social skills and communication. Throw movement and instrument play into the mix and it’s a total brain massage for their developing minds!

The Shake It Up! group is ideal for families that wish to attend with more than one child of different ages (under 5 years). We use live music along with movement and sensory activities for children to develop important skills, while also having a whole lot of fun along the way! Whether it be action songs, parachute play, drumming songs, or dancing with rainbow ribbons, you know you will be engaging in meaningful musical experiences with your child.
 

What happens if I miss a session?

We allow participants who miss a class to make up that class, dependent upon availability. Please contact us before the session you will miss and we will let you know if there is space in another group for you to attend a make up session. Online sessions will be available at times to make up for missed sessions.  Get in contact to find out more

FAQ

Here are 3 easy steps to join our music groups:

  1. Choose your group program by selecting the appropriate group for your child’s age;
  2. Book a casual session to see if your child(ren) enjoys and benefits from the music groups;
  3. After your first session, decide whether you’d like to enrol for the rest of the term, or continue booking in on a casual basis.
  4. To book in for the term, speak to your friendly facilitator or email info@creativetherapyadelaide.com.au

Our music groups are facilitated by professional educators, music therapists or allied health assistants who are also musicians and accompany themselves on guitar.

Each session runs approximately 45 minutes.

Music is a language we all speak. Giving children the time and space to explore music with you and express themselves through song is an invaluable way for them to learn social skills and communication. Throw movement and instrument play into the mix and it’s a total brain massage for their developing minds!

  • Casual session $19.90
  • 10-week term – $180 (pro-rata $18 for those commencing later in the term)

Siblings under 8 months attending the same class are free.
For siblings attending the same class:

Additional sibling: 10% discount
Other Additional siblings:20% discount

Attending more than one class or programs?

Families who attend a second class in the same program and for families who attend two or more classes in different programs will receive 10% discount on their term fees.

Please contact us to discuss these options.

Please note that discounts only apply to term payments.

Our speciality at Creative Therapy Adelaide is working with people’s strengths and creating inclusive environments where everyone can thrive. If your child has a delay or diagnosed disability, or you need support, please talk to us about how we can best accommodate you.

If you are an NDIS participant, this group comes under the Core Supports category – ‘social and community participation’. We suggest you speak to your Plan Manager or the NDIA to determine if this group meets your relevant plan goals and if/how you can pay for this group with your NDIS funding. We do not invoice for these groups and it is the participant’s responsibility to make an upfront payment for the term and be reimbursed by their plan manager / the NDIA (if relevant).

We run the groups on a term-by-term basis, so generally programs run for 10 weeks. You can attend as many programs as you like and your enrolment is ongoing unless you tell us you want to cancel or change groups.

Our music sessions are a fun and relaxed place to be and we understand that you want to capture your child in action, however, we aim to create a child-safe environment and respect the privacy of children and their families. Photography or video recordings are not permitted in the sessions, if you’d like to take photos of your child, this can be done at the beginning or the end of the session and photographs should be limited to just your child or family members.

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