MUSIC & STORY PLAY

ONLINE MASTERY PROGRAM

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LAUNCHING
FEBRUARY 2023

Imagine the feeling of delivering a music and story play learning experience that was dynamic, meaningful and magically engaging for the children in your care.

 

Our Mastery Program is designed to develop and enhance your confidence, strategies, skillset and resources for delivering quality music, literacy and socio-dramatic play learning experiences to children aged 0 - 6 years old.  

We'd love to support you on your music and story play adventure.

THIS COURSE IS PERFECT FOR YOU IF:

  • You're an early years educator, team leader or learning assistant ready to build on your confidence, resources and teaching practices for guiding structured music and socio-dramatic play experiences that are developmentally appropriate, child-led and magical. 
     

  • You're a parenting group leader, librarian, play therapist or education consultant wanting to expand on your toolkit of ideas and facilitation techniques to ensure your music and story play sessions are highly engaging and empowering for all. 

 

  • You're a service leader, childcare or kindergarten director wanting to support your team with the know-how, resources and practical strategies for delivering a quality music, literacy and socio-dramatic arts curriculum (NQS Quality Area 7.2). If so, please contact us to learn about our discounted 'team access' option .  

  • You don't quite fit any of these descriptions but you're keen to discuss whether this course is right for you. We'd love to help! Send us an email and we can arrange a phone or zoom call to discuss. 

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REGISTER HERE!

$165

for 12mths access

WHAT THIS TRAINING CAN OFFER YOU:

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  • DISCOVER our failsafe blueprint for guiding music, movement and socio-dramatic play activities that inspire meaningful interactions between you and the children in your care (NQS Quality Area 5).

  • GAIN a practical understanding of how to effectively use props, puppets, simple instruments and recorded sounds to enhance literacy, language, physical and socio-emotional development. 

  • LEARN how to reimagine and adapt your current repertoire of songs in dynamic and spontaneous new ways.

  • PRACTICE the six basic steps to planning and delivering a high quality early years Music & Story Play curriculum (NQS Quality Area 1).

  • UNLOCK your own innate creativity and confidence to lead Music & Story Play learning experiences that are engaging, responsive and wonder-full.

BY THE END OF THIS COURSE YOU WILL HAVE:

  • EXPLORED the dynamics of your voice and how to effectively use vocal tone, colour and expression to support child engagement, focus and interest. 

  • GAINED a deeper understanding of how music and imaginative play positively influence a child's cognitive, social and emotional development and sense of wellbeing. 

  • UNLOCKED the secret powers of your physicality (gesture & movement) as a storyteller extraordinaire. 

  • PLANNED & DEVELOPED your own four week Music & Story Play curriculum.

  • DISCOVERED ways in which you can use story to enhance learning in other curriculum areas eg: science, maths, etc.

  • CONSIDERED how music and story play is adaptable to provide for different sensory sensitivities and as a valuable tool for regulating little ones nervous systems (& your own!).

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YOUR IMAGINATION IS A GIFT

You will receive
PD Certification
for completing 
the course.

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REGISTER HERE!

$165

for 12mths access

THE MODULES

1

Why we love music and story play

  • How humans are hard-wired to connect and learn through music and story

  • Explore the benefits of music, story and play in young children's cognitive, physical and social-emotional development and wellbeing.

2

The learning environment 

  • Setting 'the space'

  • Resourcing

  • 'Facilitation' vs 'Presentation'

  • Music & socio-dramatic play as inquiry-based learning

  • Establishing 'awe-der'

3

Our dynamic voices - singing and more!

  • How to use your vocal dynamics for focus, positive behaviour management & group engagement

  • Singing with confidence

  • Reimagining familiar songs

  • Storytelling tips & tricks

4

EVERY body move!

  • 'Show' don't 'tell': body gesture & expression as a teaching tool

  • Exploring the beat/rhythm

  • Finger plays, action songs & dances

  • Strategies for introducing and guiding movement activities

5

Story as an anchor

  • How to utilise narrative as a tool to deepen child engagement and learning experiences across all curriculum areas

  • Building on a narrative over time

6

Instruments, props and recorded sounds

  • Tips, tricks and techniques for effectively introducing and playing instruments with very young children

  • Simple strategies to use props effectively and with confidence

7

Bringing it all together - your 4 week lesson plan

  • A step-by-step supported process for bringing this new learning together with your own creative ideas for a music & story play four week curriculum

Some of the ways we make learning fun & easy for you!

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VIDEO TUTORIALS

Lessons are delivered through short

video tutorials. These are loaded with practical demonstrations, strategies and developmental messages delivered

in a fun and accessible way.

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MUSIC & STORIES

Access to a variety of songs, music and stories from around the world, chosen

by Nadia especially for you.

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DOWNLOADABLE PDFS

Each module includes transcripts of every lesson, PDF worksheets with links to the EYLF, tips and extension ideas. 

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PRIVATE FACEBOOK GROUP

The private Facebook group is your

way to stay connected to others going through the program, share ideas,

ask questions and get inspired!

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PD CERTIFICATION

On successful completion of this online course you receive PD certification. 

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12 MONTHS ACCESS

You get full access to this mastery program for 12mths, so you can relax and enjoy learning at your own pace.

We're here to rekindle your creative spark
and share our tools and techniques for leading quality
Music & Story Play experiences
with confidence

"Nadia's warmth, humour

and passion are contagious.

I highly recommend her

consultancy services to any

Early Years Professionals

looking for inspiration."  

S. Saint-Claire (M.A. Ed)

Co-Director Burleigh Heads Kindergarten.

"I cannot recommend

Nadia and her program

highly enough for anyone who

wishes to discover how music,

story and creative play can

nurture a child's development."  

Jemma Armstrong

Early Years Music Educator

& 'Hootabelle' from Giggle & Hoot

Did we mention you receive PD certification for completing the course?

We did? 
Phew!

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BONUSES!

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FACEBOOK LIVE!

OUR BIG-HEARTED COMMUNITY

Our founder and lead facilitator

Nadia Sunde offers additional insights, creative inspiration and guidance

to members on our private Music & Story

Play: Mastery Program FB Group. 

Feel inspired, grow your confidence

and connect with new friends around

the world embarking on the Music & Story Play adventure!

Our club provides members with

easy to follow monthly lesson plans,

additional tutorials and training, exclusive access to a private Facebook community,

a monthly playlist of music and audio stories, parent notes, classroom posters, and all the support you need to grow and deliver your Music & Story Play curriculum with ease. 

We want you to feel super supported

when you finish your Online Mastery

Program so we're offering  you a

 ONE MONTH FREE MEMBERSHIP

to 'The Playful Heart Club' with

your registration. 

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MUSIC BELONGS TO YOU

What happens once you've registered?

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Step 1

Register your name & email and make payment.

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Step 2

Step 3

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Step 5

Receive your email with a link to access your course.

Download your workbook and other important stuff.

Log on to the course site and begin Module One. Yay!

Join the Private Facebook Group.

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REGISTER HERE!

$165

for 12mths access

OUR GUARANTEE TO YOU

At Music & Story Play we're committed to bringing you the best possible experience, tools and resources.

If you decide that this program isn't for you, we'll refund your enrolment fee.

You'll have 48hrs to opt out of the course.

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WE ALL CARRY THE SEEDS OF A WONDER-FILLED STORY WITHIN US

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I'm so excited to share in this big-hearted adventure with you! 

Music and story have been the foundation of my work with children, families and communities for over 25 years and I'm SO grateful for the gifts they've brought me. 

I'm committed to sharing all of my practical strategies, tools and inspiration so that you have everything you need to create magical music and story play memories with the children in your life. 

Thank you for being here. I can't wait to welcome you to our Mastery Program soon!

xo  Nadia

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When can I start the course and how does it work? 

You will have access to this course from February 2023 with all of the 7 modules delivered inside the portal website. You have unlimited access and can undertake the learning at your own pace. You will also have access to the Facebook group where you can ask questions, receive additional tips and demonstrations from Nadia.

How long do I have to do the course? 

You will have full access to the course for 12 months from the time of purchase. You're free to undertake your learning at your own pace.  

Can I share the course with friends and colleagues?

Thank you for asking. No. Your registration offers a single user licence for the course and access to the private Facebook group. If you're interested in finding out more about our 'teams access' licence for childcare centres and schools please get in touch with us via email

REGISTER HERE!

$165

for 12mths access