Little Ones Music Play Class
"Little Ones Music Play" groups are fun, educational and designed to teach your infant new skills in language, motor abilities and cognitive skills through music!
What is Little Ones Music Play?
"Little Ones Music Play" groups are designed to help infants develop language, motor, and cognitive skills through interactive music activities. Musical play with mom, dad or any caregivers will also encourage bonding.
When and where are classes offered?
For children 18 - 23 months old: Every Friday at 9:30 a.m.
For infants 12 - 17 months old: Every Friday at 10:15 a.m.
For infants 6 - 11 months old: Every Friday at 11 a.m.
All groups meet at the Alexander D. Brickler, MD Women's Pavilion. Classes will last approximately 30 minutes.
The classes are not offered on holidays; feel free to call the Music Therapy office with questions at 850-431-7468.
Virtual Little Ones Play Groups
Due to COVID-19, all in-person classes have been canceled until further notice. Virtual Little Ones Music Play Groups are now available.
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Is there a cost and how do I sign up?
The cost to attend Little Ones Music Play is $5 per family per week, due upon arrival to the group each week. Advance payments are not accepted. Cash and checks made payable to FSU NICU MT are accepted. There is no pre-registration required to attend a class.
Who can attend "Little Ones Music Play" class?
Any infant, regardless of ability level can attend. Infants born preterm and full term are welcome. Infants can begin attending groups when they are six months old (adjusted age) and can continue coming until they reach two years of age.
How is the music content for groups decided?
Music activities are designed to target the American Academy of Pediatrics’ developmental milestones for each infant age group. Baby sign language, movement activities and cognitive activities will all be taught through music.
Directions to special parking area within the Women’s Pavilion:
Enter the P5 parking garage (Women's Pavilion and Emergency Center parking garage from Medical Drive). After going through the gate, immediately turn left into area marked "Overflow ER Parking" (do not go up the ramp directly in front of the gate). Take the elevator on level L marked "Women's Pavilion Staff Access Elevator" to the second floor. Follow the hallway to the registration table and a group member will get you checked into class.